Police have evacuated INTO university building at the Haymarket in Newcastle city centre and said they are in the very early stages of an investigation into reports of potentially suspicious items.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently helping police with their enquiries.
Northumbria Police stress there is no cause for concern.
An 18-year-old Russian student has been charged with making an explosive substance after a bomb scare at Newcastle University.
Officers gave this update, which we are publishing in full, into an investigation at Newcastle University.
An 18-year-old man is still being questioned by police following yesterday's evacuation of Newcastle University. He was arrested in London.