Man assaulted in Byker

11 May 2016 11:00 AM

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Police are appealing for information after an assault in Byker.

Around 2pm on Monday, May 9, a 39-year-old man was assaulted in Shields Road, near to the Council housing office.

The victim was punched and bitten by the offender and had to attend hospital for treatment to an injury to his ear.

Police believe the attacker may have been in company with two other men at the time of the assault.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 611 09/05/16.

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