Police appeal following assault in Gosforth

03 Mar 2018 12:00 PM

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At about 4.10am today, March 3, police received a report of a possible assault in Gosforth.

The injured man was found unconscious on Coxlodge Road and was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Enquiries into the circumstances around the incident are ongoing but police do believe he has been the victim of an assault and an investigation is underway.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident.

A police cordon was has been put in place while officers carry out enquiries. The cordon is expected to be removed within 3-4 hours.

A number of witnesses have been spoken to by police but anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 175 03/03/18.