A teenager is in a serious but stable condition after being assaulted outside a nightclub.
The 18-year-old was assaulted by another man outside of Deep nightclub, in Whitley Bay, at around 2am on Sunday, October 25.
The victim was taken to hospital where he is currently being treated for head injuries. He is described as being in a serious but stable condition.
Enquiries are ongoing and officers are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the assault to contact police.
Detective Inspector Dave English said: “We’re appealing to anyone who may have been outside the nightclub and who may have witnessed the assault to contact us.
“We believe the offender was in the company of another man at the time of the assault. We’re keen to trace that person as they may have vital information to help.”
Anyone with information should contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 195 25/10/15.