POLICE have arrested two people after a disturbance in Heaton, Newcastle.

At 12.05am this morning, police received a report of a disturbance in Fifth Avenue.

"Officers attended and found an 18-year-old man with a cut to his head and cuts to his hands," a Northumbria Police spokesman said.

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"He was taken to hospital for treatment and has since been released.

"Officers arrested two males aged 18 and 16 on suspicion of wounding and they are currently in custody.

"Anyone who was in the area and who witnessed anything is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191."