Two arrested after pub assault

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TWO men have been arrested after a 17-year-old sustained head injuries in an assault outside an Alnwick pub.

The pair, aged 17 and 18, were detained after the attack outside the Penny Black in the early hours of Saturday.

Police were called at around 1.45am to a ‘disturbance’ in the alleyway next to the pub involving several youths.

The victim was taken to hospital after the attack and the men arrested were bailed pending further inquiries.

Police are appealling for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact them on the non-emergency number 101, ext 69191. Alternatively you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.