News Release

CCTV released after assault

Dated: 08 Feb 2012

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Police have released CCTV images of a man they need to speak to after an assault in Newcastle.

The incident happened on Westmoreland Road, outside the Yasir Takeaway in the city centre, on Sunday, January 15 at 4.55am.

A 20-year-old man was punched to the head before being thrown through the back window of a parked taxi. He suffered several cuts to his face and neck.

Police have previously appealed for witnesses to the assault and now have CCTV images of a man they believe can help with their enquiries.

Anyone who recognises him or anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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