Appeal after man assaulted in Gateshead

11 Apr 2016 12:00 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Gateshead.

Around 10:40pm on Sunday, April 10, a 38-year-old man was walking along Derwentwater Road, heading towards the Teams Social Club, when he was approached from behind and assaulted.

The victim suffered a puncture wound to his upper back and was taken to hospital for treatment. He is currently still in hospital in a stable condition.

A 48-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding and is currently in police custody.

Enquiries are ongoing and police are appealing for anyone who was in the area and saw the incident to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 1266 10/04/16.



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