Appeal after suspected assault in Gateshead

12 Apr 2017 10:00 AM

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Police are appealing for information after a suspected assault in Gateshead.

On Wednesday, March 29, police received a report from a man who was injured on Shipcoate Lane near to the roundabout with Alexandra Road the previous evening.

The 44-year-old man attended hospital for treatment to minor facial injuries however he could not remember what happened.

It is believed he may have been assaulted and police believe the incident occurred at some point between 6.20pm and 6.45pm on Wednesday, March 30.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who may have seen how the man was injured to get in touch with officers.

If you saw what happened, or have any information that may be useful to police, then contact officers on 101 quoting log 483 30/03/17 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.