Man injured his back in assault

A MAN suffered cuts to his back during an assault in Blyth.

The 21-year-old was walking along Thornton Street between 9.30pm and 10pm on Tuesday, March 26, when he was approached by another man who assaulted him and ran off.

The injured man suffered cuts to his lower back.

The suspect is described as being around 5ft 8ins or 5ft 9ins tall, of skinny build and was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or recognises the description should contact police on 101 ext 69191.