Ammonia thrown in man's face during Cowgate raid
- 6 April 2014
- From the section Tyne & Wear
Balaclava-clad raiders smashed windows at a man's Tyneside home before squirting ammonia in his face, police said.
The 45-year-old was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary after he was attacked in Cowgate on Saturday.
Two male suspects struck on Ponteland Road just after 21:00 BST, Northumbria Police said.
The victim was released from hospital after treatment.