Appeal after assault in Jesmond

30 Mar 2016 12:18 PM

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Police are appealing for information after a man was hit with a glass in Jesmond.

Between midnight and 12:20am on Sunday, March 27, a 30-year-old man was assaulted in the 'As you like it' bar in Archbold Terrace.

He was struck over the head with a glass near to the stage area of the bar.

He required hospital treatment including 25 internal stitches and 20 staples.

A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone who was in the bar and who witnessed the assault is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 15 27/03/16.

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