Aggravated burglary in Ryton

15 Sep 2016 15:24 PM

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Police are appealing for information after an aggravated burglary in Gateshead.

Around 8:15pm on Wednesday, September 14, two men entered an address in Lime Grove in Ryton.

One of the men was armed with an axe and two men who were inside the address were assaulted.

Police and ambulance services attended and the two victims were treated for injuries. Both have since been released from hospital.

A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of GBH and is currently in police custody.

Anyone with any information into the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1077 14/09/16.

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