Police are investigating following an assault on a 16-year-old boy.
Officers were called to a grassed area opposite the Briardene Pub, on The Links, in Whitley Bay, at 11.37pm, on Sunday (May 11) following reports that a youth had been stabbed, suffering a puncture wound.
He was treated by ambulance staff at the scene and taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary, where he was released after further treatment.
The teenager had been walking along The Links when he was approached from behind and assaulted by an unknown offender who ran off.
Police are carrying out enquiries in the area and additional officers are on patrol to reassure the community.
Police are appealing for information following an assault on a youth in Newcastle. It happened at 11:45pm on Friday in Elswick. The 15 year-old boy was taken to hospital with injuries to his eye and nose.
A 28-year-old man has received a serious head injury following an assault in Gateshead. Officers were called to Leam Lane Estate yesterday afternoon. A 47-year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody.
A 65-year-old man who suffered a serious head injury in an attack outside the Beehive pub in the High Bridge area of Newcastle on January 28, died in hospital in the early hours of this morning (February 7). He has been named as Kenneth Brough, of Sycamore Street, Lemington, Newcastle.
Officers made arrests on the night of the assault which resulted in one man being charged. 20-year-old Sean Lee Sillet of Bondicar Road, Hadston, Morpeth, was charged with causing grievous bodily harm and appeared at Newcastle Magistrates' Court on, January 30.
A 57-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assault remains on police bail. Police are continuing to ask for any witnesses to the assault to come forward as enquiries continue.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 25 year old man was attacked in Gateshead after a run in with a group of men.
It happened in the early hours of Friday, December 27th at 12.50am after the man left the Ye Old Cannon Pub at 12.30am. He began talking to a group of men near a taxi rank on Durham Road in Low Fell, then was hit from behind across the head. He was taken to hospital and released after treatment.
Northumbria Police are asking anyone with information to get in touch on 101.