A man has been left with injuries after an alleged armed assault on a North East street this weekend.

Northumbria Police have confirmed a man was taken to hospital after suffering injuries consistent with a bladed article after they received a report of an assault at a premises on Front Street, Tynemouth on Saturday (September 16).

They said they received a report of a disturbance in the just before 10pm and had been told a male had assaulted another male.

The man suffered injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening and has since been released from hospital.

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A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Just before 10pm on Saturday (September 16), we received a report of a disturbance at a premises on Front Street, in Tynemouth.

“It was reported that a male had assaulted another male.

“The victim suffered injuries consistent with being caused by a bladed article which were not believed to be life-threatening.

“He was taken to hospital for treatment of his injuries and has since been discharged."

A North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) spokesperson confirmed they deployed one ambulance crew to the scene and took the man to hospital.

They said: "We were called to reports of a person injured in Front Street, Tynemouth, shortly before 10pm on 16 September.

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"We dispatched one ambulance crew, a crew from Hazardous Area Response Team, a specialist paramedic and a clinical team leader.

"They treated and transported one person to hospital."

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and anyone with information should use the ‘Tell Us Something’ page of Northumbria Police's website or call 101, quoting reference NP-20230916-1100.