Teenager punched in the head

A TEENAGER was punched in the head as he walked along a street in Bedlington.

The 18-year-old victim was walking down Front Street East when he was approached from behind, then punched twice to the face.

He suffered minor facial injuries in the attack, carried out between 12.30am and 1am on Sunday, March 11.

The attacker is described as being around 18, tall and thin.

He was wearing a dark or black jumper.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to the attack to contact them on 101 ext 69191.