Assault in Whitley Bay

08 Sep 2016 08:14 AM

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Police are appealing for information after an assault in Whitley Bay.

Sometime between 9pm Tuesday, September 6, and the early hours of Wednesday, September 7, a 32-year-old man was assaulted inside a flat in South Parade.

He was taken to hospital with serious head injuries and remains in a critical condition.

A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and he is currently in custody helping with enquiries.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw or heard anything in the area of the incident on Tuesday night or Wednesday morning to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 64 07/09/16.



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