Police seal off area near Metro station in Sunderland

Police have confirmed they have made an arrest after an "incident" close to a Metro station in Sunderland.

Sunday, 18th November 2018, 2:05 pm
Updated Sunday, 18th November 2018, 2:29 pm
Hylton Bank in South Hylton. Image copyright Google Maps.

Northumbria Police has said it was called to an area on Hylton Bank, in South Hylton, at around midnight last night, with a cordon thrown up as officers carried out inquiries.

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While the force confirmed an arrest has been made, it refused to give further details on what happened, other that to say there was "no risk to the wider public."

Hylton Bank in South Hylton. Image copyright Google Maps.