Man arrested after Gateshead assault

A teenager has been arrested after a 29-year-old man was assaulted inside a house in Gateshead.

The 29-year-old reported that he had been attacked inside a house at Eastwood Gardens in Felling on the evening of Sunday 3 March, when he suffered minor facial injuries.

He received hospital treatment and has since been discharged.

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently in police custody.

Police believe that this was a domestic incident and that all those involved were known to each other.

Police are also appealing for anyone who saw people arriving or leaving the address, or anyone with any information, to contact them on 101 or through Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.