Police appeal to track man who assaulted kind-hearted victim at Newcastle Central Station

The assault happened at Newcastle’s Central Station

Officers investigating an assault at a Metro station in Newcastle have released the image of a man who they would like to identify.

At about 5 pm on April 30, officers received a report of an assault at the Metro station at Newcastle’s Central Station.

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It was reported that an intoxicated male was being looked after by the victim, when for reasons to be established, the man proceeded to punch him in the chest.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident, and officers have now identified a man who they would like to trace.

He was in the station at the time of the offence and could have information that can assist police.

The man, or anyone who recognises him, is asked to contact police via the ‘Tell Us Something’ page of our website or by calling 101 quoting crime number 051782B/22