Man arrested after assault
Dated: 16 Apr 2012
Police have arrested a man after an assault in Newcastle.
It happened at about 11.30pm on Sunday, April 8, at the smoking area outside Heaton and Meadowfield Social Club at First Avenue, when a 35-year-old man was assaulted.
He was struck in the face, suffering a fractured cheek bone.
Police know that a young couple, a man and woman, were in the smoking area at the time the assault took place and, despite efforts to trace them, they have yet to be identified.
It's believed they may have witnessed the assault and have information important to the enquiry.
A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been bailed pending further enquiries.
Any witnesses or anyone with information about the assault is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.