Appeal for witnesses after woman punched in Hetton street

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A WOMAN has been arrested following an attack on a woman in a Hetton street.

At around 3.30pm on Friday, March 13, a 47-year-old woman was walking in Front Street, near to the town’s old boxing club, when she was approached by another woman who punched her in the face.

The two women then left the scene in opposite directions.

The victim was left with minor facial injuries following the attack.

Northumbria Police have confirmed that a 44-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the incident and bailed pending further inquiries.

Inquiries are ongoing into the incident and police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 748 13/03/15.