Arrests after liquid is sprayed in face

TWO men have been arrested after a man had an unknown liquid sprayed in his face.

The 38-year-old victim was approached by two men when he got out of his car in Tynemouth Drive in Wallsend at 11.40pm on Friday, March 23.

The pair sprayed the liquid into his face before he was struck over the head with an unknown object.

The victim then contacted police and was taken to hospital to receive treatment for his injuries.

Police have arrested two men aged 59 and 52 in connection with the assault.

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