Two arrested after assault

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TWO people have been arrested after a woman was assaulted in Ashington.

The 53-year-old was attacked shortly after 4.20am on Saturday in Broomlee.

She was taken to hospital for treatment, however, her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

An area comprising Sixth Avenue and Chestnut Street was cordoned off following the incident.

A 22-year-old woman and a man were arrested on suspicion of assault.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 ext 69191.