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Street assault witnesses sought

20 Mar 2017 10:35 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was pushed over and injured in Newcastle city centre.

It happened in the early minutes of Saturday, February 25, at approximately 00.30am.

A 26-year-old woman was in Mosely Street outside Flares nightclub when she was pushed over.

Several women in the area came over and helped her up after she suffered facial injuries and bruising to her body.

Police are appealing for these women who may have witnessed the incident to come forward, and anyone else with information, to contact them.

A 32-year-old man has been charged with common assault and enquiries are continuing.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference number 42 of 25/02/17 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.