Tyne & Wear

Man 'critical' after Wallsend Metro station attack

A man is in a critical condition after receiving life threatening head injuries in an attack at a metro station in North Tyneside.

Northumbria Police received reports of a serious assault at about 20:00 GMT on Sunday, at Wallsend Metro station.

The man was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary where he was said to be in a critical condition.

Two men are assisting police with their inquiries. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northumbria Police.

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