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Arrests following assault

29 Jul 2016 16:29 PM

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Police investigating an assault in North Tyneside have arrested three youths.

The incident happened on Nile Street in Wallsend outside Noble Amusements in the early minutes of Saturday, July 9 at 00.25am.

A 43 year-old man was assaulted by several males,  he fell to the ground. His assailants made off. The man was taken to hospital.

Following enquiries three teenage boys, two aged 16 and one aged 17,  have been arrested and bailed pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting log number 50 of 09/07/16 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.