Five people have been arrested following a disturbance in a Newcastle street.
At just before 10pm, on Saturday, May 17, police were called to a report of a disturbance outside an address on Eastgarth, Newbiggin Hall.
Officers attended the scene where a 31-year-old woman was found with a cut to her forehead after being struck by a metal bar. She was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment. However, her injury is not believed to be life threatening and she has since been released.
Two teenage males, aged 18 and 15, have been arrested on suspicion of causing GBH with intent.
Another three men, aged 39, 27 and 22, have all been arrested on suspicion of affray.
All those arrested have been bailed pending further enquiries.
Detective Sergeant Tony Scott said: “Our enquiries into this incident are continuing today.
“I’d like to reassure residents that this was an isolated incident with those involved are believed to be known to each other.
“Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information they think may help us should get in touch.”
People can contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 1564, 17/05/14, or the independent charity Crimestoppers onÂ 0800 555 111.