Man in custody after assault in Newport town centre

The scene at Pyle Street, Newport, this afternoon. <i>(Image: Isle of Wight County Press)</i>
The scene at Pyle Street, Newport, this afternoon. (Image: Isle of Wight County Press)

FOUR police vehicles descended on the upper end of Pyle Street today following a disturbance inside a property.

Police officers were called at 1.28pm to reports that a man had threatened another man.

Officers attended the scene and arrested a 50-year-old man from Newport on suspicion of common assault.

He remains in custody, police said.