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Man arrested following assault

Dated: 27 Apr 2014

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Police received a report of an assault at an address in Newcastle.

At around 4.45am on Sunday, April 27, officers attended the scene in Pandon where a man had been hit with a baseball bat following a noise dispute.

He was taken to hospital with an injury to his head, which is not believed to be life threatening at this time.

It is believed those involved are known to each other.

A 47 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is helping police with enquiries.

Officers are in the area carrying out enquiries and providing reassurance.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference  294 270414, or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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