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.