Plea over attack.
The assault took place at 6.30pm on March 6 in the car park near to Amigo's restaurant in Waterloo Road, Blyth.
The 40-year-old man was taken to hospital, but has now been allowed home. Two 19-year-old men were arrested and released on police bail.
Police are keen to speak to a group of teenagers ( in the area at the time ( who may have witnessed the attack. Anyone with information should ring North-umbria Police on (0191) 214-6555.
A WOMAN suffered burns to her hands yesterday after a fire at her home.
Fire crews from Sunderland were called to a terraced house in Marion Street, Hendon, at 3.15am after reports of a blaze in the sitting room.
The owner was able to flee the house before the arrival of fire crews but was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital after suffering the effects of inhaling smoke, as well as the burns to her hands.
A FAMILY helped raise pounds 400 for the Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund in a tribute night.
The event was held at the Assembly Rooms in Newcastle in memory of David Craig, 54, who died after being exposed to asbestos while working as an electrician at Swan Hunter 30 years before he became ill.
The Mick Knighton Mesothelioma Research Fund was set up by Chris Knighton, from Wallsend, after her husband Mick, 60, died of mesothelioma in 2001. He was exposed to asbestos while serving in the Royal Navy.