Man's jaw broken in Newcastle city centre following attack outside The Gate
A man’s jaw was broken in a brutal attack when he was punched in the face on Saturday night in Newcastle city centre .
Police are now appealing for information and witnesses after the assault near The Gate .
A spokesperson for Northumbria Police said: “At 8pm on Saturday, October 1, a 31-year-old man was assaulted in Newgate Street in the city centre.
“He was approached from behind while near to The Gate and punched in the face.
“The victim of the attack suffered a fractured jaw and attended hospital for treatment.”
The man’s attacker is described as being a white man who was wearing a blue... read more
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