Tyne & Wear

Man charged with firearms offences

A 30-year-old man has been charged with firearms offences after police were called to a property in Newcastle.

Officers went to Bowsden Terrace in South Gosforth, just before 05:00 BST on Friday, over concerns for a man.

Stuart McDonald, of Ethel Terrace, Sunderland, has been charged with possession of a firearm and having a firearm in a public place.

He is due to appear at Newcastle Magistrates' on Monday.

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