Arrests after Whitley Bay assault

FOUR people have been arrested after a man was assaulted in Whitley Bay.

The 44-year-old victim was taken to hospital and treated for facial injuries after he was attacked in South Parade shortly after midnight on Thursday, August 30.

Police have arrested two men, aged 26, and one aged 20, as well as a 20-year-old woman, on suspicion of assault and they are helping officers with their inquiries.

Witnesses are asked to call 101 ext 69191.