Man assaulted in Seaton Delaval

Police have arrested a man in Seaton Delaval after an assault on Wednesday lunch time,

At 12.14pm on Wednesday, February 19, police received a report that a disturbance had taken place at Astley Road.

Officers attended and it was established a man aged 38 had been assaulted, falling through a window and causing injury.

He was taken to hospital for treatment to a laceration to his head and a fractured jaw.

A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and has been bailed pending further enquiries, it’s believed those involved are known to each other.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 447 19/02/14, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.