Man has ear bitten in assault

12 Feb 2017 15:00 PM

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Police are appealing for information after a man had his ear bitten in an assault in Northumberland.

The assault happened around 11pm on Saturday, February 11, on Fore Street in Hexham. An unknown man approached the victim, a 20 year old man, and without any provocation bit his ear before making off.

The 20-year-old suffered a significant injury to his ear and is currently receiving hospital treatment.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 1152 110217 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



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