House searched after gun reports

A house in Wallsend was searched by police after reports of several men believed to be armed in the street.

Officers were called to Station Road at 12.15pm on Sunday, September 15, following reports of the men believed to be in possession of a firearm and possibly other weapons.

Police searched the area, including a property, and carried out house-to-house enquiries.

No weapon was found and no one was arrested.

A police spokesperson added that no one had been injured.

Officers are continuing enquiries into the incident.