Arrest after altercation leaves man in hospital

A MAN was taken to hospital following a fight in Killingworth on New Year’s Day.

Police are appealing for information after an incident at 1.56am between two men outside an address at Garth Twenty Four in Killingworth.

Officers attended and a 44-year-old man was taken to the RVI. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit GBH.

Enquiries are ongoing and anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.