Watch as Sam Fender suddenly stops homecoming Newcastle show to help distressed fan

Sam Fender stopped a song halfway through as he spotted a fan in distress amongst the Geordie crowd

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It was a night to remember as Sam Fender brought the Seventeen Going Under Tour to the Utilita Arena in Newcastle last night.

The North Shields star whipped the sold-out Geordie crowd into a frenzy as he powered through an hour and a half of material.

However, the night wasn't without its drama as Fender was forced to bring proceedings to a sudden halt halfway through the night.

Before performing the rowdy 'Spice', the star asked the crowd to form mosh pits for the track.

Fender demanded fans look after one another and pick each other up, and let him know if anything went wrong.

Halfway through the song, the singer told his band to stop playing as he spotted a fan in distress.

After cutting the sound, Fender said: "Does somebody need to come out?

"Part out the way guys, give a bit of space.

"Give it up for the security who keep everyone safe all night.

"Is everyone alright? We all good. Sweet."

Sam Fender plays to a sold-out Utilita ArenaSam Fender plays to a sold-out Utilita Arena
Sam Fender plays to a sold-out Utilita Arena

As the rescued fan made their way out of the crowd, they seemed to be trying to apologise to Fender for stopping the show.

Smiling, Fender replied: "No it's alright, don't worry about it! It happens."

Similar moments happened a couple other times during the evening as the star showed a paternal care for his fellow Geordies.

Fender has shown a willingness to stop the set if any concert-goers need some help through the Seventeen Going Under tour.

In Glasgow, as he sang 'Spit Of You', he spotted a fight breaking out in the crowd.

Fender said: "Looking at a specific point in the crowd, he stared down at the culprits and asked, "who's fighting?".

He added: "If you're fighting, you're out."

Once resolved, Fender turned and walked back to his band before making a u-turn back to his microphone.

He then rallied: "It's a song about my dad, man.

"I don't want anyone scrapping while I'm singing about my father."

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