Tyne & Wear

Man charged after Gateshead nose biting attack

A man has been charged after a teenager had part of his nose bitten off.

The 18-year-old had to undergo surgery at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary following the attack early on Saturday in St Cuthbert's Drive in Felling, Gateshead.

Northumbria Police said a 19-year-old local man had been charged with wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm.

He will appear before Gateshead Magistrates' Court later.

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