Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in South Tyneside.
The incident happened in the early hours of Monday, August 8 in Mile End Road, near the taxi rank in South Shields.
A 30-year-old man suffered a serious head injury and is currently in hospital in a critical but stable condition.
A man has been charged with GBH and was due to appear at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court yesterday morning and was remanded in custody.
Any witnesses to the incident should ring Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 330 080816 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.