27/01/2012

Man Suffers Serious Head Injuries In Assault

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Newcastle that left a man in a critical condition.

The incident was reported to officers at 2.09am on Friday after a 28-year-old man suffered serious head injuries following an assault in the Bigg Market.

The injured man was taken to Newcastle's RVI where is condition is currently described as critical.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault in connection with this incident and in custody helping officers with their enquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

(DW/GK)


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