Man injured in assault
Dated: 11 May 2011
Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in a Newcastle street.
It happened around 12.10am on Saturday, May 7 at Dene Avenue in Lemington, when an 18-year-old man was assaulted by two others. He suffered a cut to his head, which was possibly caused by an unknown weapon.
He received stitches at hospital before being released. It was reported that the youths were seen making off from the area towards Waverley Road.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to the assault or anyone with information about who is responsible to contact the Outer West Newcastle CID Team on 03456 043 043 ext 69191, or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
All calls will be treated in the strictest of confidence.