Morpeth dance floor assault

A MORPETH reveller was taken to hospital with a broken jaw after he was assaulted in a bar.

Police were called by the ambulance service at 1.12am on Monday about an incident at the Seen bar in Bridge Street.

Officers believe that the 20-year-old victim was assaulted on the dance floor at about 1am after a disturbance with a group of males.

As a result of the attack he suffered a fractured jaw and was admitted to the RVI in Newcastle.

Inquiries are ongoing into the incident.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information about the attack to contact Morpeth CID on 03456 043043, ext 61152.