Man assaulted in Gateshead

23 Dec 2015 11:34 AM

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Police are appealing for information after an assault in Gateshead.

Around 5pm on Tuesday, December 15, a 35-year-old man was walking in Kells Lane when he was approached by two men who assaulted him.

The victim suffered serious facial injuries and body injuries and was taken to the RVI for treatment.

The two men have then fled the scene in a silver coloured vehicle.

One man has been arrested and charged in connection with the attack however enquiries are ongoing into the incident and anyone who was in Kells Lane and who witnessed the attack is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 839 15/12/15.