Man arrested after Elswick assault

26 May 2016 10:00 AM

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A man has been arrested after an assault in Elswick, Newcastle.

Around 3:45am on Sunday, May 22, a 19-year-old man got into an altercation and fight with a group of men in a carpark at the corner of Adelaide Terrace and Clara Street.

The man was knocked unconscious and suffered slash and stab wounds. He was taken to hospital where he is in a stable condition.

A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any information, is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 246 22/05/16.

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