Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was assaulted in Hebburn.
The assault happened between 11pm and 11.10pm on Thursday, March 2, in Carr Ellison Park in St John's Avenue.
A 16-year-old boy was assaulted by a group of youths causing him to suffer significant injuries.
Officers are carrying out inquiries and are appealing for witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 479 030317 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.