A MAN has been charged with criminal damage and assault in relation to an incident with a saw.

John Storey (30) of Bradley Road, West Wylam, was arrested after police were called to an address on the street at 8.15pm last Thursday, where there had been reports of a disturbance.

Storey has been released on police bail and is due to appear at South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court on September 16.