Man punched in the face in Northumberland town

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in a Northumberland town.

The incident happened earlier this month in Ashington.

Northumbria Police said: “Around midday on Monday, May 4, a 45-year-old man was walking in the back lane between Pont Street and Milburn Road when he was approached by a man who punched him in the face.

“The offender wasn’t wearing a shirt and was believed to be with two other men and two women at the time of the incident.

“Inquiries are ongoing into the incident and anyone who witnessed the assault, or who has any information that could help police, is asked to contact officers on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 266 05/05/15.”