Man assaulted in Gateshead

21 Dec 2016 12:34 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Gateshead.

Around 8pm on Sunday, December 18, a 34-year-old man was assaulted by another man while standing in Alexandra Road near to Gateshead Leisure Centre.

The incident happened on the mini roundabout with Whitehall Road.

At the time the assault happened a person who was driving past stopped and shouted out the window for the offender to stop. They also checked to see if the victim was ok.

Police want this person to get in touch and contact them as they might have information that could help with the investigation.

This person, or anyone with any information into the attack, is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1222 19/12/16.

The victim suffered a facial injury during the attack and attended hospital for treatment.

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