A man was attacked by a group of bikers in South Tyneside today.
The victim suffered serious injuries following the incident in Hebburn during the early hours of this morning.
Police were called to Victoria Road East at 2.19am and a cordon was put in place around four of the houses in the street.
A spokesman for Northumbria Police, said: "At around 2.19 this morning officers received a report a man had been attacked by a group of unknown offenders on motorbikes.
"Emergency services attended and the 39-year-old victim was taken to hospital with serious but non life threatening injuries.
“No one has been arrested and enquiries into this incident are ongoing."
Anyone who has information about the incident should contact police on 101 quoting log 69 121018.