Man assaulted in Newcastle

12 Oct 2016 11:45 AM

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Police are appealing for information after an assault in Newcastle.

At 8pm on Saturday, October 1, a 31-year-old man was assaulted in Newgate Street in the city centre.

He was approached from behind while near to The Gate and punched in the face.

He suffered a fractured jaw and attended hospital for treatment.

His attacker is described as being a white man who was wearing a blue / grey blazer, blue jeans and brown boots.

Enquiries are ongoing into the assault and anyone who was in the area and who witnessed the attack is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 610 05/10/15.

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