Hammer and baseball bat used in assault

A 21-year-old man has been assaulted with a baseball bat and a hammer in his Wallsend home.

Police were made aware of the incident at 1.29am today, Tuesday May 21, at a house in Charlotte Street in the town, where the householder said he had been attacked by three men.

The man declined hospital treatment, and police are investigation the assault and are working to trace those responsible.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police on the 101 non-emergency number, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.