Arrest as car is scratched after altercation

A MAN has been arrested after a car was damaged in Ashington.

Two drivers were said to have been involved in an altercation in the underground car park area at the Asda store in Lintonville Terrace, between 7.40pm and 7.55pm on Friday, March 23.

During the incident a Kia Sportage 4x4 was scratched.

Officers have arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of causing criminal damage but are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area and who witnessed the incident to contact them on 101 ext 69191.

The 18-year-old has been bailed pending further enquiries.