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19-year-old in critical condition after assault

28 Feb 2016 18:00 PM

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Update 10:15am 29/02/16

A man has been charged in connection with an assault that happened in Clayton Street West, Newcastle city centre, in the early hours of Sunday, February 28.

Jordan Cooper, 22, of Warwick Street in Blyth has been charged with GBH. He will appear at North Tyneside Magistrates Court this morning (Feb 29).

The victim of the assault remains in hospital in a critical condition.

The other arrested man has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 166 280216.

 

 

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Newcastle city centre in the early hours of this morning (Sunday, February 28).

The incident happened around 2.45am this morning in Clayton Street West, outside the Dog and Parrot. A 19-year-old man was punched causing him to fall the ground. He is currently in hospital in a critical condition.

Two men - aged 19 and  22 - have been arrested on suspicion of assault and are currently in police custody.

Officers are carrying out enquiries into the incident and are asking any witnesses to come forward.

It's believed there were a number of people in the area at the time of the incident who police have not yet spoken to and detectives are keen for these people to get in contact.

Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 166 280216 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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