Man assaulted in Bensham

28 Aug 2016 20:28 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Gateshead.

The incident hapenend between 9pm and 9.30pm yesterday (Saturday, August 27) in the Rawling Road and Faraday Grove area of Bensham.

A 31-year-old man was struck by an implement causing him to suffer a head injury. He was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been released.

Three people have been arrested in connection with the incident - a 45-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and two men aged 34 and 39 on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

Police are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 1162 270816 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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