Tyne & Wear

Camperdown attack victim, 19, dies in hospital

A teenager found badly injured outside a pub in North Tyneside in the early hours of Christmas Eve has died.

Northumbria Police said the 19-year-old man was attacked outside the Halfway House Pub, in Station Road, Camperdown, at around 01:20 GMT.

The victim has since died and a post-mortem examination is due to be carried out on Thursday.

Officers are appealing for anyone who saw the assault or who was in the area at the time to come forward.

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