Pair are arrested after man suffers injuries in assault

A 44-year-old man was taken to hospital with head injuries after being assaulted in Wallsend on Sunday.

The attack, in Windsor Street at 3.40pm, police believe followed an altercation inside the Mauretania pub in Denbigh Street.

Two men, aged 20 and 25, were arrested on suspicion of assault.

Witnesses should call 101 ext 69191.