Officers hunt for man acting 'suspiciously' inside Metro Station

Armed police and a helicopter have been involved in the hunt for man acting suspiciously in South Shields.

Police confirmed at 4pm on Wednesday, January 22 that they are currently still trying to identify and find the man in question.

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Officers hunt for 'suspicious' man in South Shields

Police are searching on South Tyneside after receiving reports of a man acting suspiciously in Chichester Road in South Shields.

The man is described as 5ft 10ins tall, with grey hair and grey stubble. He was wearing a short tan-coloured jacket.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police has said:

Police were called to Chichester Road at 11am this morning after reports were made of a man acting suspiciously. Officers are currently carrying out inquiries in the area."

– Northumbria Police
  • Anyone with information should call 101.

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