Man assaulted in Wallsend
Dated: 19 Nov 2011
Police are investigating after a 36-year-old man was taken to North Tyneside General Hospital in the early hours of Saturday, November 19 with serious injuries to his head and eye.
This followed an earlier incident at 2am when he was assaulted in the area of Holly Avenue, Wallsend with what is believed to be a sharp instrument.
The injured man has been transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary, his condition is stable.
Enquiries are continuing.
Two people have been arrested a 33-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman in connection with this incident.
Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 03456 043 043 ext 69191 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.