Man charged after Morpeth assault

A man has been charged in connection with an assault outside a Morpeth night spot.

Aaron Robson, 20, of Silverdale Road in Cramlington, will appear at South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court this morning charged with wounding with intent to causing grievous bodily harm.

It follows an incident outside Shambles in Bridge Street at about 3am on Sunday when a 35-year-old man was injured. He remains in a critical condition in Newcastle RVI.

Enquiries are continuing and anyone with information about the incident should call police on 101, ext 69191, quoting reference 217 300314. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.