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News Release

Man injured in assault

Dated: 19 Feb 2012

Police are investigating a report of an assault in Newcastle city centre.

At 3.36am on Sunday, February 19, a report was received from the ambulance service that a 21-year-old man had been assaulted at Northumberland Street. Officers attended and found a man with facial injuries.

It's believed the assault happened at about 3.20am. The victim is currently receiving treatment at the RVI for a head injury.

Police are appealing for witnesses to this incident to come forward. Anyone with information can contact them on 101 ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.