Wounding charge

A MAN has been charged following an assault at a Northumberland country house hotel.

Anthony Starforth, 28, of Gateshead, is alleged to have smashed a glass into another man’s face during a dispute at a wedding at Doxford Hall on Good Friday.

A 28-year-old man was taken to Wansbeck General Hospital for treatment to facial injuries and has now been released.

Starforth was arrested and charged with wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm.