Window smashed and man assaulted in Hebburn
14 Mar 2016 11:30 AM[View Full Size]
Police are appealing for information after a window was smashed at a house in Hebburn.
The incident happened earlier this morning (Monday, March 13). Police were called to an address in Somerset Road in Hebburn at around 5.50am, on arrival police found a window at a house had been smashed.
A man in his 40s was found with facial injuries, it's believed the injuries were caused by a noxious substance and he has been taken to hospital for treatment.
Enquiries are on-going into the incident to establish the circumstance and trace the offenders.
Officers are in the area to speak to residents who may be concerned and offer reassurance.
Anyone with information about the incident can either pass this to an officer on patrol or ring 101 and quote reference 99 14/03/16 or alternatively Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.