Police search for man ‘with air weapon’ on Queen Street

Posted on 28th September 2023 | in Community , Police

Police were called to an incident on Queen Street yesterday (Wednesday 26 September) after reports that a man was seen with a gun.

a general scene of Queen Street, Amble with shops, cars and pedestrians

Queen Street, Amble

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At 1pm yesterday (Wednesday), we received a report of a male who may have been in possession of an air weapon on Queen Street, in Amble.

“It was reported that the male then left the scene in a vehicle.

“No one was reported to have been injured but a full investigation has been launched and enquiries are ongoing to locate the person.”

At around 3pm on the same afternoon, several streets in the Beal Bank/Beal Croft area of Warkworth were blocked by police cars while a search was conducted for the same male.

The spokesperson said, “Anyone with information should use the ‘Tell Us Something’ page of our website or call 101, quoting log NP-20230927-0531.”
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