Man arrested after assault outside pub

A MAN was taken to hospital with head injuries on Monday following an assault outside a North Shields pub.

Police are appealing for information after the 48-year-old man was assaulted at 12.23am outside the New Dolphin pub on the Fish Quay.

The man was taken to North Tyneside General Hospital with head injuries and a 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault.

Anyone with information can call police on 101 ext 69191.