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Police probe assault on woman
3:21pm Tuesday 3rd September 2013 in News
POLICE are investigating an assault on a woman at a house in Birtley..
The incident happened at approximately 9pm on Sunday, September 1, inside a house at Devon Crescent.
A man entered via an unlocked rear door and assaulted a 36 year old woman. She was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital where she received treatment for her injuries.
The offender then left the premises. He is described as being white, of slim build and around 6ft 2ins tall with brown short hair.
Nothing was stolen during the incident. It is believed the occupant and offender are known to each other. Police are carrying out house to house enquiries. Police are appealing for witnesses anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious is asked to contact them.
They can call DCCraig Sinclair, of the Major Crime Team, Gateshead, on 101 ext 69191 or Crimestoppers on 0800-555-111.
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