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Two arrested after street assault

Dated: 15 Feb 2012

Police have arrested two people after a street assault in Newcastle.

A 19-year-old man and 17-year-old male youth have been arrested on suspicion of assault and are currently in custody helping police with their enquiries.

The action follows an assault on two men, aged 19 and 20, in Bath Lane, Newcastle, that happened around 9.40pm on Tuesday, February 14. The man aged 19 has suffered facial injuries and is currently being treated at Newcastle's RVI Hospital. The 20-year-old man suffered no visible injuries.

Officers are appealing for information and for anyone who saw what happened to get in touch.

People with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.