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Man found with burns

Dated: 27 Feb 2012

Information is being sought after a man was found with burns in Newcastle.

On Sunday, February 19, police received a report of concern for a man who was found with burns on Osborne Road,  Jesmond.

Enquiries so far have led officers to believe there isn't any third party involvement in the incident which is thought to have happened at around 4.30am.

However, they are keen to receive any further information from anyone who may have been in the area at the time and has seen or heard anything.

The man was taken to the RVI for treatment to burns to his left arm where he remains. However, his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.