Man assaulted in Hexham

04 Oct 2016 15:24 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Hexham.

It happened just after midnight at 01.10am in the early minutes of Saturday, October 1, in the street outside Mr Ants Pub in Priestpopple, in the Northumberland town.

A 27-year-old man was assaulted by another man, punched to the head and suffered facial and head injuries. The offender then left.

Officers making enquiries into the assault and are reviewing CCTV footage of the incident and are appealing for witnesses.

Police want to speak to anyone who was in the area at the relevant time and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference number 25 of 01/10/16 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.