FOUR people have been arrested after a man was found injured near the Tyne Tunnel in Jarrow.
Police were called to Ferry Street, Jarrow, at about 4.55am, today after reports a man had been assaulted.
Officers found a 25-year-old with injuries on a grassed area near the entrance to the Tyne Tunnel.
He was taken to hospital for treatment and later released.
Two women, aged 17 and 25, and two men, aged 24 and 30, were arrested in connection with the incident, and are currently in custody, helping police.
Anyone who witnessed anything in Ferry Street at about 4.45am, or anyone with information, is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.