Appeal over assault in Northumberland

A man received treatment for a fractured jaw after he was assaulted in a town centre.

Tuesday, 1st March 2016, 4:26 pm
Updated Tuesday, 1st March 2016, 4:31 pm

The 27-year-old was approached by an offender in Morpeth, who attacked him before making off, at 1am on Sunday, February 7. The victim had to be taken to hospital as a result.

Inquiries into the incident, which took place in Bridge Street, are on-going.

Anyone who may have witnessed the assault, or have any information to help, is asked to contact police on 101 – quoting reference 0789 09/02/16 – or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.