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Three arrested following assault

Dated: 08 May 2014

Ref: 1200 070514

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Police have arrested three people following an assault in Newcastle.

At just before 11pm, on Wednesday, May 7, police received a report from the ambulance service of a 27-year-old man at an address on Bentinck Terrace, Byker, with a puncture wound to his side.

He was taken to Newcastle's RVI for treatment to a punctured lung and broken ribs. His condition is not believed to be life threatening.

Two men, aged 41 and 25, and a 25-year-old woman have all been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit GBH. All are helping police with enquiries.

Enquiries into the assault are underway and detectives are keen to speak to anyone with any information.

People can contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 1200 07/05/14, or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Relates to: T3: Newcastle East Riverside /