Three men facing no further action after police called to 'rave' at Wet 'n' Wild waterpark

Wet n Wild indoor water park has been closed for the last five years, much to visitors' dismay
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Three people who were arrested after officers were called to a 'rave' at Wet 'n' Wild are facing no further action.

Officers were called to the building on Rotary Way, in North Shields, at around 9pm on Wednesday. A video circulating on social media shows a group of people in the building dancing with one person playing some decks, while officers can be seen making their way into the building.

Officers arrested three people - aged 23, 32, and 33 - but Northumbria Police say they have been released with no further action to be taken.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: "Shortly after 9pm yesterday [Wednesday], we responded to a report of a disturbance at a disused premises on Rotary Way in North Shields. Officers attended and a small number of people had gathered to listen to music.

"Three men - aged 23, 32, and 33 - were interviewed in connection with the disturbance but have since been released with no further action to be taken."

It comes after it emerged Tyneside the attraction has been sold to a North East developer.

Owners Serco had placed the popular indoor waterpark in North Shields on the market, some four years after buying the prime attraction. The group’s subsidiary Serco Leisure – had been tenants for six years before snapping it up in a £3.2m in 2020, but the family favourite has been closed to swimmers for the last five years.