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A man with a knife is holding people hostage in a Newcastle Job Centre, local police have said.
Northumbria Police released a detailed statement on the ongoing situation. Nobody is injured, the force said, and it is in contact with the man involved.
Byker Metro station is closed as we deal with an ongoing situation on Clifford Street. Some roads are also closed. It’s an isolated incident pic.twitter.com/UluaZgtuPE
— Northumbria Police (@northumbriapol) June 9, 2017