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Teen arrested in connection with York University assault

Detectives investigating an indecent assault at York University last month have made an arrest.

Officers arrested a 16-year-old last night. He remains in police custody as inquiries continue.

The youth was also arrested on suspicion of exposing himself to another student on the same night.

Any witnesses to the incidents, which occurred on January 27, are urged to come forward.


Police investigate Newcastle assault

An investigation is underway after a man was assaulted in Newcastle.

The 21-year-old was with a group of friends when he was attacked by another man in Times Square at around 1:55am on Thursday. The victim was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary with a fractured skull and fractured cheekbone.

The suspect, who ran off in the direction of Central Station, is described as being around 21 years old, 6ft 1ins tall, with black hair.

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

Appeal after woman assaulted in Benton

Police would like to speak to this man in relation to the assault Credit: Northumbria Police

Police are appealing for information after an assault in North Tyneside.

A 57-year-old woman was pushed over by a man in Asda on Whitley Road in Benton.

Officers have today released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in relation to the incident.

Anyone who recognises this man is asked to contact police on 101.

Assault at Digital nightclub

Northumbria Police have launched an investigation into an assault that took place at Digital nightclub in Newcastle shortly after midnight on Sunday December 9th.

An 18-year-old man was assaulted on the dancefloor of the Times Square nightclub and suffered a fractured cheekbone. He was taken to hospital for treatment.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the assault to get in contact with them.

Man arrested after Tyneside assault

Police have arrested a man after an assault in North Tyneside where a man was left with stab wounds and a broken jaw.

The assault took place on Sunday afternoon (December 16th) at a house in Devon Road in North Shields.

A 22-year-old man is believed to have been assaulted by other men inside the house and was taken to hospital for treatment to a broken jaw and stab wounds.

He has since been discharged.

A 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and has been bailed pending further enquiries.


Man arrested after Newcastle assault

A man has been arrested after an assault in Newcastle where a man was taken to hospital suffering from facial injuries.

Officers were called to Carliol Square in the city centre in the early hours of this morning (December 13th).

A 19-year-old man was left with a suspected broken jaw and broken nose after the assault.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently in police custody.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information about the assault to contact them on 101.

Sunderland schoolboy assaulted

Police are appealing for information after a teenager was assaulted in Sunderland.

A 14-year-old boy was standing with friends at the bus stop opposite the mosque on Ryhope Road in Sunderland just before three o'clock on November 30th when a jogger appeared to misunderstand what was being said.

The jogger then turned back and punched the teenager in the face, bursting his lip.

The jogger is:

  • A white male
  • Around 30-years-old
  • 6 feet tall and of athletic build
  • Browny-blonde hair
  • With a scar on his right cheek

The jogger was wearing a blue coloured long sleeved Skins top with grey gloves and long grey Skins bottoms with a stripe down the side. He was also wearing running shoes.

Blyth assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Blyth on Wednesday August 8. A 28-year-old man was walking alone through Croft Park when he became involved in a conversation with two men.

Whilst walking away from them, the victim was attacked from behind by the two men, who punched and kicked him repeatedly to the head and body.

He was taken to the RVI for treatment to his injuries before being discharged. The two attackers are described as white, around 5'4" tall with local accents.

Police release CCTV images after York assault

Police are trying trace this man in connection with an assault in York Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Police have released CCTV images of man they're trying to trace in connection with an assault in York.

The incident occurred when a 20-year-old man was attacked after leaving Reflex on George Hudson Street at around 2:20am on July 21. The man was followed out of the nightclub and punched in the face by another man. The victim suffered a facial injury as a result.

The suspect is then seen picking something up off the floor and following the victim.

Police believe this man has vital information in connection with the attack Credit: North Yorkshire Police

PC Nicola Elliot, of North Yorkshire Police said: "If you witnessed the assault or can help to identify the man caught on CCTV please contact the police or Crimestoppers straight away.

"I am particularly keen to speak with the person caught on camera shortly after the assault as I believe they may have vital information that could help me with this investigation."

Anyone who may have seen him is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police Credit: North Yorkshire Police
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