Man charged after couple attacked in Gateshead

06 Jun 2016 12:00 PM

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A man has been charged in connection with an unprovoked attack in Gateshead.

On Monday, May 30, a 71-year-old man and 68-year-old woman were assaulted and attacked in their garden on the Leam Lane Estate in Gateshead.

Officers attended and Richard George Charlton, 36 of Seaton Close in Wardley was arrested and charged with two counts of assault.

He will appear at Gateshead Magistrates Court on June 17.

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