Three arrested following Gateshead assault

06 Feb 2017 14:14 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Gateshead.

Around 12:30am on Saturday, February 4, a 33-year-old man was assaulted in the street in Brettanby Road in Felling.

He suffered facial injuries as a result of the attack.

Officers attended and arrested three people, two men (21 and 46) and a woman (49) in connection with the incident.

The 21-year-old man has been charged with causing GBH, causing racial / religious harassment and obstructing a police officer.

The 46-year-old man was given a caution for obstructing a police officer and the 49-year-old woman was charged with obstructing a police officer.

Those charged with offences will appear at court in due course.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 48 04/02/17.

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