Tyne & Wear

Probe after woman critically hurt in Newcastle

An investigation has begun on Tyneside after a woman was admitted to hospital with serious head injuries described as possibly life threatening.

Police were alerted earlier by staff at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary, where the 21-year-old remains in a critical condition.

Officers have been carrying out inquiries at an address Bolingbroke Street in Byker.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police.

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