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Aggravated burglary in Newcastle

Dated: 06 Apr 2014

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At just before 9.10pm on Saturday, 5 April, police were called to Ponteland Road, Cowgate, Newcastle, after two men in balaclavas smashed windows at a property and squirted what was later discovered to be ammonia into the householder's face.

A 45-year-old man was taken to the RVI where he was released after treatment.

Enquiries and police patrols are ongoing in the area. If anyone has any information or would like to speak to police call 101 or in an emergency call 999. Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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