Man charged after city centre attack

28 Nov 2016 12:25 PM

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Police have charged a man in connection with an attack in Newcastle city centre.

Around 2.15am on Sunday, November 20, a 31-year-old man was assaulted in Marlborough Crescent in Newcastle.

He suffered serious injuries as a result of the attack and remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Following an appeal for information officers have charged David Benjamin Izzard, 23, of Rockingham Avenue in Hornchurch, Essex, with grievous bodily harm.

He will appear at South East Northumberland Magistrates Court on Monday, November 28.

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