Tyne & Wear

Police accuse man of carrying axe at Newcastle fight scene

A man has been accused of carrying an axe at the scene of a street fight in Newcastle.

Police were called to a disturbance outside a pub close to Newcastle Central Station on Saturday afternoon.

There were no reported injuries, but a man was initially arrested on suspicion of a public order offence.

He was later charged with possession of a bladed weapon and a public order offence and released on police bail.

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