Ponteland assault report: Police appeal after victim 'believed to have been struck on the head with a glass bottle'

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Northumbria Police is appealing for information after a report of an assault in the Ponteland area yesterday (Wednesday) where the victim needed hospital treatment.

The report included the alleged offender striking the victim on the head with a glass bottle.

A spokesperson for the force said: “We received a report of assault which took place at 2.30pm yesterday (Wednesday) on a path close to Darras Road in Darras Hall, Ponteland.

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“The victim, a man in his 20s, was walking along the path when he is believed to have been struck on the head with a glass bottle by an unknown offender.

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“The offender then left the scene.

“The victim was taken to hospital with injuries to his head and has since been discharged.

“Inquiries are on-going and anyone with information should use the ‘Report’ page on the Northumbria Police website or call 101 – quoting the following log number: NP-20240131-0608.”