Three arrested after assault in Gateshead

16 Aug 2016 10:41 AM

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Police arrest three youths in connection with Gateshead assault

On Monday, August 15, police received a report expressing concern about a video that had appeared on Facebook showing two youths being assaulted.

Enquiries were immediately carried out into the video and on Monday evening two boys (aged 14 and 16) and a girl (15) were arrested on suspicion of assault.

The two victims who were assaulted have been located by officers and have been checked over, thankfully they were not seriously injured as a result of the attack.

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with two counts of assault and will appear at Gateshead Youth Court on August 16. The other boy and girl remain in police custody.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

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