Cramlington man arrested for importing weapons

A man has been arrested today in Cramlington on suspicion of importing offensive weapons.

At 11.45am on Thursday, January 8, police attended an address in Ridley Street in Cramlington and arrested a 36-year-old man.

A search of the property was carried out and officers found a number of suspicious items.

As a precaution the house has been secured while further searches are carried out.

Enquiries are at an early stage however there is nothing to suggest this is anything other than an isolated incident involving one individual and it is not linked to any other recent incidents.