Noxious substance thrown at woman

A woman had a noxious substance thrown in her face outside a house on Northumberland Street in Wallsend just after 10[m on Wednesday, November 27. The woman was taken to hospital for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery. It’s not yet known what the substance was. Police are investigating. Call police on 101 with details.

DI Steve Wouldhave said: “At this stage it’s believed those involved are all know each other and it stems from a previous dispute.

“We’re carrying out enquiries to trace those involved and would ask any witnesses or anyone with information to get in touch with police as soon as possible.”