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News Release

Man arrested after social club assault

Dated: 18 Feb 2012

A man has been arrested after an assault in Newcastle.

It happened at 11.54pm on Friday, February 17, when police received a report of a disturbance taking place in the vicinity of North Kenton Social Club at Rowan Drive.

Officers attended the scene and found a 35-year-old man with facial injuries.

An 18-year-old man was arrested at the scene and remains in custody while enquiries continue.

Police are appealing for any witnesses from the club or the area around it to contact them as soon as possible on 101 ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.