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News Release

27-year-old man suffers broken jaw

Dated: 08 Feb 2012

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 27-year-old man suffered a broken jaw in an assault.

It happened between 11.30pm and 11.40pm on Friday, February 3 when the man was in Front Street in Concord, Washington. He was approached by another man who punched him causing him to fall to the ground. The offender then ran off.

The man received hospital treatment for his injuries.

The incident was reported to police yesterday, Tuesday, February 7.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who was in Front Street on Friday evening and may have seen anything.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northumbria police on 101 ext 69191 or alternatively Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.