Arrest over city-centre club attack

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A MAN has been arrested after an assault in a city centre nightspot.

The 20-year-old suffered facial injuries during the early morning attack at Passion, in Holmeside.

He was taken to hospital where he received treatment and has since been released.

Officers have now arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of assault.

He has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

The assault took place between 2.30am and 3.30am on Sunday, August 19.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the attack to come forward and are asking anyone who was in Passion at the time and saw what happened to get in touch.

They should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ex 69191 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.