Man assaulted at football tournament

31 May 2016 09:44 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Gateshead.

At 1:30pm on Saturday, May 28, a man was assaulted at a football tournament being held at the Gateshead Redheugh football club in Forge Road.

The 54-year-old became involved in an altercation with a man and was struck in the face. He suffered an eye injury which required hospital treatment.

A 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attack and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone who was at the event and who witnessed the assault is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 680 28/05/16.

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