South Shields Interchange staff member spat at several times by 'aggressive male'

Police are investigating after a staff member at South Shields Interchange was spat at
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Police are investigating after a staff member at South Shields Interchange was spat at several times by an aggressive male.

Officers received a report of an assault at the transport hub on Keppel Street, South Shields, at around 10am on Wednesday, April 3.

They were told that a man approached a member of staff and became aggressive, before spitting at him several times.

Enquiries are ongoing into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Northumbria Police released an image of a man they wanted to trace who they have now traced.

He was in the area at the time of the incident and officers believed he could have valuable information that may assist the ongoing investigation.