Man suffers facial injuries following assault

Police crime news.
Police crime news.

A man required hospital treatment for facial injuries after he was assaulted near the Lumley Pub yesterday (Tuesday).

A police spokesman said the incident took place at around 4.45pm on ‘wasteground’ near the business.

The 68-year-old victim went to Pilgrim for treatment for facial injuries and the spokesman said a 47-year-old local man is in custody being questioned.

The force confirmed that no weapons were involved.