Arrest after alleged assault outside pub

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A MAN has been arrested following an alleged assault outside a Washington pub.

A 45-year-old man needed hospital treatment for injuries to his head and face after a disturbance outside The Cross Keys pub, in Washington Village, on Monday, February 18, at about 6.50pm.

Police are now appealing for anyone who was in the pub, in Spout Lane, that evening to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to call Northumbria Police on 101, extension 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the alleged attack.

He has been released on bail.