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Life threatening Newcastle assault: further images released

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Police have released further images of a number of people they are keen to speak to after a serious assault in Newcastle which left a man in a life-threatening condition.

The incident occurred at around 1.15am on Sunday morning when a 40-year-old man was seriously assaulted in Times Square.

Emergency services attended and the man was taken to the RVI where he remains in a life-threatening condition.

It is believed the victim had been at Rustys bar earlier in the night celebrating a birthday with family and friends.

Detective Inspector Jane Fairlamb is hopeful that the new images will help identify people who may have vital information about this incident.

DI Fairlamb said:

There was a lot of people around at the time of this incident and we are keen for anyone who may have witnessed anything to contact police. No matter how small or insignificant you think the information is, it could be the vital piece we need to find the person responsible for this serious assault.

A father is critically ill in hospital because of someone's violent behaviour and we are asking the public to come forward and help seek justice for this victim. His family are still in a state of shock and living their worst nightmare. Please help and come forward to police or Crimestoppers - which is completely anonymous - with any information you may have."

– Detective Inspector Jane Fairlamb


Police believe they have found body of missing Teesside woman

Police officers searching for a missing woman on Teesside believe they have found her body.

For,al identification has not taken place but officers believe they have found the body of woman Pat Kettlewell in Guisborough Woods

Police are keen to trace a woman who was seen to help Pat to her feet after she had fallen over in Guisborough woods on Saturday 20th August at around 9am before walking with Pat towards Belmangate.

The woman who helped her is described as being white, under 30, 5’8’’ with dark hair and she was walking a small dog.

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