Two men assaulted in Gateshead

Police have arrested two men in connection with a double assault in Gateshead on Sunday night.

Two arrested over Gateshead attack

Two men have been arrested in connection with an attack on two people in Gateshead.

It happened at around 11pm at Swalwell Football Club last night. Two men were assaulted and taken to hospital. One suffered serious injuries and is on a life support unit.

One man has been arrested on suspicion of affray, and another man was detained on suspicion of assault.

Any witnesses are being asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.