Man arrested in connection with alleged assault on Chichester Road

A man was arrested following reports of an assault on Chichester Road in South Shields.

Tuesday, 24th December 2019, 11:12 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th December 2019, 12:34 pm
A 41-year-old man was injured.

Shortly after 8pm on Sunday, December 22, Northumbria Police received a report of an assault taking place on the road.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Officers attended where it was reported that a man had been struck on the head by another man.

“The suspect has then left the scene.”

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The 41-year-old man, who was injured was taken to South Tyneside District Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A spokesperson for the North East Ambulance Service said: “We sent one paramedic ambulance and a doctor.”

Police confirmed that he has been discharged.

A 52-year-old man was arrested by officers in connection with the incident. He has been released under investigation.

Inquiries are ongoing. Anyone with information, or who may have saw what happened, should contact police on 101 quoting reference number 970 22/12/19.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.