A MAN is set to appear in court this morning after an armed police incident in Darlington on Saturday night.

Davide Sardu, 42, of Bondgate, Darlington was arrested and charged after a 'disturbance' in Darlington where a man had been seen wielding a knife.

Policer attended Bondgate Tavern where the incident took place at around 6pm.

Sardu was arrested a short time later and has since been charged with a section 4 public order, possession of a bladed article in a public place and obstructing a police officer.

Sardu will appear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court this morning (Monday).

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Reports suggested the incident was centred around the area of Bondgate Mini Market and Kebab Grill, although police are yet to confirm the full circumstances.

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