DETECTIVES want to speak to this man in relation to an assault after a shed burglary at a city house.
Officers have released the image after a man was injured following the break-in and are hoping members of the public can help to identify him.
The victim, of Mortimer Street, in Pallion, went out to the shed after hearing a disturbance.
A man then assaulted him with a saw which he had taken from the shed, leaving him with facial injuries.
The victim, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital for treatment.
Northumbria Police say they have carried out “extensive enquiries” to trace the attacker.
Detective Inspector Andy Fairlamb said: “I’m hoping we can identify the man in this image and we need the public’s help to do this.”
The incident took place at about 7.30am on Saturday.