Police investigating an assault in North Tyneside have arrested three youths.
The incident happened on Nile Street in Wallsend outside Noble Amusements in the early minutes of Saturday, July 9 at 00.25am.
A 43 year-old man was assaulted by several males and he fell to the ground. His assailants made off.
The man was taken to hospital.
Following inquiries, three teenage boys, two aged 16 and one aged 17, have been arrested and bailed pending further inquiries.
Officers are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting log number 50 of 09/07/16, or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.