Appeal after man assaulted

13 Feb 2015 14:50 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in North Tyneside.

It happened between 3am and 3.20am in the early hours Sunday, January 25, when a 20-year-old man had got into a taxi at the taxi rank at South Parade in Whitley Bay - opposite Deep nightclub.

It's reported he was punched in the face several times through the open passenger side window by another person in the taxi rank, suffering bruising and soreness to his face.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and bailed pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses to his incident to get in touch, in particularly the taxi driver. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 225 25/01/15.