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Two arrested after assault in Wallsend

Dated: 25 Mar 2012

Police have arrested two men after an assault in Wallsend.

At 11:40pm on Friday, March 23, a 38-year-old man got out of his car in Tynemouth Road, Wallsend, and was approached by two men.

The victim had an unknown liquid sprayed into his face before being struck over the head with an unknown object.

The two men then fled the scene, possibly in a small silver car.

The victim then contacted police and was taken to hospital to receive treatment for his injuries - which are not thought to be life threatening.

On Sunday, March 25, officers arrested two men - aged 59 and 52 - in connection with the assault. They are currently in police custody.

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