Rothbury man charged with triple assault

A ROTHBURY man has been charged with a triple assault.

Lee Michael Gale was arrested and subsequently charged after police received reports of a man attacking three people in the village at around 4.20pm on Sunday.

The 42-year-old was also charged with a further offence of obstructing a police officer.

He will appear at South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court on Monday, April 30.