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Man arrested following assault

Dated: 03 May 2014

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Police have arrested a man following an assault in Gateshead.

At just before 10.55pm, on Friday, May 2, police received a report of a disturbance at an address at Ulverston Gardens.

Officers attended the property where two men, aged 40 and 35, were found with injuries believed to have been caused by a hammer.
Both were taken by ambulance to the QE Hospital for treatment to minor head injuries. The 40-year-old victim also suffered a broken hand. The men have now been released from hospital.

A 46-year-old man was arrested nearby on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit GBH. He is currently helping police with enquiries.

Enquiries into the assault are continuing today. Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 1440, 02/05/14, or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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