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Appeal after assault in Ashington

Police in Northumberland are appealing for information after an assault in Ashington.

The assault happened in the early hours of New Year's Day on Second Avenue between Portia Street and Katherine Street.

A 31-year-old man was walking along the street when he was approached by another man who punched him in the face, fracturing his jaw.

He was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle for treatment and has since been discharged.

Anyone with information about the assault is asked to contact CID in Bedlington on the 101 non-emergency number.