Man remanded in custody following Wallsend disturbance

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A man has appeared in court following a disturbance at a house in Wallsend in which police officers were allegedly threatened with a knife.

Jordan Hammond, of Radnor Gardens, Wallsend, is accused of affray.

He appeared before North Tyneside Magistrates on Monday, June 17, and was remanded in custody until Monday, June 24, when he will appear before Newcastle Crown Court.

Police were called to an address in Roman Court, Wallsend, in the early hours of Saturday, June 15, following a disturbance.

When the officers were allegedly threatened, trained negotiators were called and spoke to the 20-year-old occupant for a number of hours.

He was eventually persuaded to come out of the property and was arrested.