POLICE are seeking witnesses to an early hours assault on a man out in a city’s pub and club quarter.

The 24-year-old victim was assaulted happened between 3.30am and 4am on Saturday, March 15, near to Blu Bamboo in the Bigg Market area of Newcastle..

The man suffered a facial injury when he was elbowed by another man who then made off.

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Officers are carrying out enquiries into the incident and are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

Anyone who was in the Bigg Market between 3.30am and 4am on Saturday, March 15 is asked to get in touch.

They should ring Northumbria Police on 101, extension 69191, quoting reference 15900L/14.

They can alsocall the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555-111.