Tyne & Wear

South Gosforth stand-off: Man arrested over threats to kill

A man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill after an early morning stand-off with police in Newcastle.

Officers were called to Bowsden Terrace in South Gosforth, just before 05:00 over concerns for a man in a house, Northumbria Police said.

A section of the road was cordoned off as a precaution while officers spoke to the man who was eventually arrested.

Police are also questioning him in connection with firearms offences.

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