TWO men spent the night in custody after being arrested in High Row, Darlington, shortly before midnight on Saturday (April 5).

Inspector Kevan McCarthy, of Darlington police, said: “Officers were on foot patrol and there was one male acting in a disorderly manner, using abusive language, running into walls and windows.

“He has continued with his behaviour and been arrested for being drunk and disorderly.”

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A second man tried to prevent his friend being arrested and was himself arrested for obstructing a police officer.

Both men spent the night in the cells.