Teenager arrested over attack on pensioner

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News from Northumbria Police

A teenager has been charged over an assault which left a pensioner with a serious head injury.

Police investigating an assault on a 69-year-old man in North Shields have arrested and charged a teenager.

The assault happened at approximately 8.30pm on Saturday, November 18, on Blandford Road in North Tyneside.

Following enquiries, a 16-year-old male youth has been charged with assault and is due to appear before North Tyneside magistrates’ court on December 12.