Appeal after assault in Ryton

16 Feb 2016 12:28 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Gateshead.

At 10:50pm on Friday, February 12, two women were assaulted outside of the Ryton Hotel in Lane Head. They were taken to hospital for treatment to injuries.

A 19-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the incident and have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Officers believe there were a number of people around at the time of the assault and are appealing for anyone who saw what happened to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 1324 12/02/16.

Police are also appealing for witnesses to a second incident at the same location.

A number of windows at the hotel were smashed between 1am and 9:44am on Sunday February 14 and officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have information that could help with this investigation.

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