First footage as police investigate alleged ‘serious assault’ on West Road

First footage from the scene of “severe assault” reveals a serious police investigation on Newcastle’s West Road.

Police and paramedics have been referred to as to the A186 West Road within the west finish of Newcastle at round 5pm on Wednesday after an individual was allegedly assaulted.

The sufferer suffered a extreme lack of blood and has been taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary.

One individual has been arrested in reference to the alleged assault.

Footage taken within the aftermath of the alleged assault reveals plenty of police officers within the space with a part of the highway and pavement taped off.

Police at an incident on West Road in Newcastle Upon Tyne

The highway, close to to Benwell Grove, has been blocked by police vans with cordons put up on either side of the highway.

Police officers directed visitors as one aspect of the highway remained open throughout their investigation.

Markers have been positioned on the bottom near some parked automobiles contained in the police cordon.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson stated: “Shortly earlier than 5pm emergency providers have been referred to as to West Road, Newcastle, following a report of a severe assault.

“One individual has been arrested in reference to the assault.

“Traffic restrictions are in place presently.

“Anyone with any info is requested to name 101 quoting log 775 130121 or get in contact through the ‘Report an Incident’ part of our web site.”

A spokesperson for the North East Ambulance Service stated: “We obtained a name at 5.03pm from a passer by. They claimed that that they had witnessed an assault.

“We had a paramedic crew who took one affected person to the RVI affected by extreme blood loss.”



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