Man charged with assault
Dated: 26 Aug 2011
A man has been charged after an assault in Newcastle.
It happened at 1.20am on Sunday, August 21, when the 24-year-old victim was outside The Dog pub at Westmoreland Road in the city centre. The victim was bitten on his face, requiring stitches to a wound on his upper lip.
A 32-year-old man was arrested at the scene and charged with wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm. He is currently going through the court process.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 03456 043 043 ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.