Four people were arrested following an incident involving a knife on a North Tyneside beach - packed with people enjoying the heatwave.
Police were called to Cullercoats Bay shortly after 7.30pm on Tuesday 19 July - the UK's hottest day on record.
A spokesperson for Northumbria Police said: “It was reported that a number of men were acting in a violent manner with one offender threatening another with a knife.
“Officers were immediately deployed to the area and four men – aged 23, 21, 20, and 17 – were all arrested on suspicion of affray."
The four have since been released under investigation.
The force added that nobody was injured and inquiries were ongoing.
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