The man who had climbed up the pylon is now down safely and has been taken to hosptial to be checked over.
All of the power in the North Tyneside area has been restored and we would like to thank the fire service, ambulance service and NEDL for their help this evening.
Northumbria Police “We would also like to thank the public and the local community for the support, patience and assistance they showed officers while dealing with this very difficult incident.”
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