Chemicals seized in Ashington property search

Police say this is an isolated incident Credit: PA

A man has been arrested after a police search uncovered a quantity of chemicals in Ashington.

Police were called to a property on Chestnut Street on May 31 to reports of a 'known male' with a suspected firearm.

Officers attended and arrested a local man suspected of possession of controlled drugs. They are reassuring members of the public that they are not at any risk from the recovered items.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.