Attack victim taken to hospital as man is arrested for assault in Washington

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POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Washington.

Officers received a report of a man having been assaulted in Hylton Court, at around 11.51pm on Saturday.

They attended the scene where a man was found with facial injuries. He was taken to hospital.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at the time or anyone else who may have witnessed the incident.

A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and remains in police custody.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 1564 07/02/15, or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.