Man attacked in Arthurs Hill

07 Feb 2017 13:15 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in the Arthurs Hill area of Newcastle.

Between 5pm and 6pm on Sunday, February 2, a 21-year-old man was assaulted in Croydon Road.

Officers believe he was involved in an altercation in the street and was then attacked by a group of men near to Croydon Road / Fenham Road.

The victim suffered injuries to his back and shoulder and attended hospital for treatment. He has since been released.

Enquiries are ongoing into the attack and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 937 05/02/17.

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