Man left in critical condition after assault in Chopwell
17 Jul 2018 09:00 AM[View Full Size]
We are appealing for information after an assault left a man in a critical condition in hospital.
At around 4pm on Saturday afternoon a 45-year-old man was assaulted outside his home on Coquet Street in Chopwell.
Emergency services attended and the man was taken to hospital with head injuries where he remains in a critical but stable condition.
Two men were arrested on suspicion of assault following the incident but they have since been released on police bail.
Detectives are currently carrying out investigations to establish exactly what has happened and have now appealed for any witnesses to get in touch.
Anyone who saw the assault, or saw anyone acting suspiciously in the Coquet Street area on Saturday, should call 101 quoting log 1014 15/07/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
You can also provide information online at www.northumbria.pnn.police.uk/contact or by emailing email@example.com.