Recording device found in Gosforth Academy toilets

Gosforth Academy Credit: ITV

Recording equipment has been found in the toilets of a Tyneside school.

A school employee has been arrested following the discovery in the staff toilets at Gosforth Academy in Newcastle. Police have confirmed the man, 53, was not a member of the teaching staff.

Newcastle City Council released a statement to say, at this stage, this is no information to suggest the incident affects students.