Man Arrested and Baton Recovered in Stockton

A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a weapon and possession of a class C drug following an incident in Stockton.

Officers were called to Stockton High Street yesterday at around 4:40pm, to a report of a man believed to be in possession of suspected stolen items.

Police searched the man and seized a police-style baton and suspected class C drugs.

Enquiries are currently ongoing and the man remains in custody.