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15-year-old headbutted in Sunderland assault

The attack took place Chiswick Road Credit: Google Maps

Police are appealing for information after a 15-year-old boy was assaulted in Sunderland.

The incident happened at 6pm on Saturday, June 5, in Chiswick Road in Hylton Castle. Following a confrontation in the street a man headbutted and punched the 15-year-old, who suffered minor injuries.

The offender is described as white, in his 40s, 5'10'' inches tall and with a stocky build. He was wearing a grey t-shirt with an army veteran logo, dark Adidas tracksuit bottoms and trainers. He drove off in a silver 04 registration Audi saloon.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.


Man remains in serious condition after being found unconscious with head injuries

Police are appealing for information one week on from when a man was found with serious head injuries in Newcastle.

A 26-year-old man was found unconscious by a member of the public in Newgate Street, at around 7.30pm on Saturday, January 16. Paramedics were called fro the man near to the Gate complex in the city centre.

The man was taken to the RVI where he received treatment for serious head and facial injuries. His injuries are consistent with a serious assault and he remains in hospital in a serious condition.

Police were made aware of this on Wednesday, January 20, and enquiries were immediately launched to try and establish how the man sustained his injuries.

CCTV footage from the area has been checked and it doesn't show any altercations or fights.

The man is thought to have left the Keel Row pub inside the Gate around 7.15pm and was wearing dark jeans, brown shoes, a white jumper with a dark zig zag pattern on the collar and a brown coloured straight cut coat.

The assault happened on the same Saturday Newcastle United played West Ham United at home and the city centre was busy.

15-year-old assaulted at Teesside Toys R Us

The assault took place inside the Toys R Us store at Teesside Shopping Park Credit: Google Maps

Police are appealing for information after a 15 year-old boy was assaulted inside the Toys R Us store at Teesside Shopping Park.

The incident happened on Saturday 5th December at 5:30pm. Afterwards the victim was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he was treated for facial injuries and was later released.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Police are appealing for anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact police on 101.

Nightclub assault leaves man with wounds on face and arms

Police are appealing for information after a 20-year-old man received wounds to his face and arms after a fight which occurred on the main dance floor in the Empire nightclub on Corporation Road in Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred on Sunday 20th September at around 2am after an confrontation between two groups.

The victim was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he was treated and later discharged.


Investigation into alleged assault on a child

Police are appealing for witnesses about a possible assault involving a woman and boy in Scarborough town centre. It happened outside Boots on Westborough between 12.20pm and 12.45pm on Tuesday 23 December. Police are working to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident. A local woman, in her 20s, has been arrested in connection with the investigation.

Police appeal: Jogger slapped on the bottom in Stakeford

Police are appealing for information after an assault in Stakeford.

A 36-year-old woman was jogging over Stakeford Bridge on Saturday evening, December 13th, towards the Half Moon pub, when a man approached her and slapped her on the bottom.

The offender has been described as being white, around 5ft 8ins tall, of thin build and with a pale spotty complexion. He was wearing a dark coloured hooded top and shell suit type bottoms.

Whitley Bay assault

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.

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