Can you help police investigating a serious assault at a city centre bar

22 Sep 2017 11:00 AM

CCTV Eazy Street [View Full Size]

Police have released an image of a man they wish to speak to after a serious assault in Newcastle city centre.

At around 2.30am on Wednesday, September 13, a man was celebrating his 33rd birthday in the Eazy Street bar opposite Times Square.

As him and his friends were preparing to leave the bar the man has been approached by an man and assaulted.

The victim has been punched to the face and as a result undergone treatment at hospital to a suspected fractured eye socket.

Police attended the scene following the assault but the offender had already fled the scene.

Enquiries to identify him are ongoing and police are appealing for anyone who witnesses the assault to get in touch.

Officers are also releasing an image of a man they wish to speak to about the assault. He was in the bar at the time assist their enquiries.

The man, or anyone who knows him, should contact police on 101 quoting log 269 13/09/17.