Man taken to hospital after South Shields assault

South Frederick Street, South Shields. picture from Google Images.
South Frederick Street, South Shields. picture from Google Images.

Police have appealed for help after a man was attacked in South Shields last night.

Officers were called to South Frederick Street at 6.45pm, after reports of an assault.

A man was taken to hospital for treatment, but his injuries were not serious.

Inquiries are being carried out in the area and anyone with information should contact police on 101 or the Crimestoppers number 0800 555 111.