Man injured after being assaulted in Northumberland

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

Police are appealing for information after a 31-year-old man was assaulted and injured in Northumberland.

The incident happened sometime between 1am and 1.10am on Sunday, August 23, in Richard Hollon Court, Morpeth.

There was an altercation with a group of men before the victim was knocked to the ground and attacked by another man.

The casualty received treatment in hospital for his injuries before being discharged later that day.

The offender is described as being around 6ft tall, of medium build, aged around 18-years-old and with blonde hair. He was wearing a black top and blue jeans at the time of the incident.

Both the victim and the offender had been drinking at the Electrical Wizard Wetherspoon pub earlier in the evening.

Any witnesses to the incident, or anyone with any information about the incident, should call police on 101 extension 69191 quoting reference 119 23/08/15.