Assault in Blyth

01 Jun 2017 13:03 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a common assault in Blyth.

It happened at approximately 3.15pm on Wednesday, May 10, outside Kwik Fit on Cowpen Road.

A 32-year-old man was approached by a man and there was a verbal argument before the man assaulted him, grabbing him around the neck and left.

The offender is described as a white man, late 20s to early 30s, 5 feet 11" tall, skinny build, short hair. He was wearing a white t-shirt, gloves, sunglasses and had a local accent.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious, is asked to contact them.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference number 53613V/17 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.