CCTV images released after attack outside South Shields Metro station

The incident took place on Queen Street, South Shields. Image by Google Maps.
The incident took place on Queen Street, South Shields. Image by Google Maps.

Police have released images of two men they would like to speak to after an attack in South Shields.

A 26-year-old man and 27-year-old woman needed hospital treatment after being assaulted outside South Shields Metro station, in Queen Street, on Tuesday, March 21.

Police are keen to trace the men pictured.

Police are keen to trace the men pictured.

Police say the incident happened at 6.10pm, with the pair taken to South Tyneside District Hospital for treatment.

An 18-year-old man was arrested, and has been released on police bail.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "Officers are keen to identify the men pictured as it's thought they were in the area at the time and may be able to help police with their inquiries.

"The men, or anyone who recognises them is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101, quoting reference 841 210317."