Group of youths fracture 19-year-old’s cheekbone

A YOUNG man suffered a fractured cheek bone after being attacked by a group of youths in Ashington.

The assault happened at 7pm on Monday, December 5, when the 19-year-old victim was walking in Cavendish Gardens.

The 19-tear-old was punched in the face and fell to the ground and the group then left the scene in the direction of Gala Bingo.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who was in the area of Cavendish Gardens or North Seaton Road around the time of the attack.

Officers can be contacted on 101 ext 69191.