Hartlepool arrests after air weapon bursts balloons

Two people have been arrested in connection with an incident involving an air weapon on Teesside.

The arrests follow reports that one was being used to burst balloons outside business premises on York Road in Hartlepool, on Friday evening.

Officers later attended an address in the street and arrested a man, 30, and a 42-year-old woman.

They are being held on suspicion of of possessing an air weapon with intent to endanger life.

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