Appeal after Gateshead assault

Dated: 29 Sep 2017 11:00 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Gateshead.

The incident happened outside Fell Court after 4am, the early hours on Saturday 23rd September. 

A 34-year-old man was outside the flats when he was attacked by a group of people. He sustained several stab wounds and was taken to the RVI for treatment and subsequently discharged.

Officers attended and following enquiries three men were arrested on suspicion of assault and have been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone who was in the area at the relevant time and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious is asked to call 101 quoting reference no 221 of 23/09/17.