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Arrests following assaut

16 Mar 2015 19:14 PM

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Police are appealing for information following an assault in Gateshead.

At just after 4.25pm, on Monday, March 16, police received a report of a disturbance at an address on Windsor Avenue.

Officers attended the scene where a 32-year-old man was found suffering from a head injury believed to have been caused by a baseball bat. He was taken by ambulance to the QE Hospital for treatment where he remains.

A 27-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent. A 24-year-old man and 20-year-old woman have also been arrested on suspicion of affray. All three are helping police with enquiries.

Investigations into the assault are continuing and police are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone with information.

Officers will be in the area carrying out house to house enquiries and to provide reassurance. Anyone with concerns or information should talk to them.

Alternatively people can contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 838 16/03/15 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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