Man assaulted in Gateshead

02 Sep 2015 00:00 AM

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Police are appealing for information after an assault in Gateshead.

At around 11pm last night (September 1) officers received reports that a 26-year-old man had been assaulted outside a property in Ridley Gardens.

The victim had got into an altercation with another man before he was struck across the face with a bottle.

Emergency services attended and the 26-year-old was taken to hospital by paramedics for treatment to non-life threatening injuries.

Following police enquiries a 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm and remains in police custody.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any information about what happened, is asked to contact police on 101 extension 69191 quoting reference 1335 01/09/15 or charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111