Tyne & Wear

Men hurt in Blyth baseball bat attack

Three men needed hospital treatment after being attacked with baseball bats in Northumberland, police said.

The men, aged 25, 30 and 45, were involved in a clash with another group of men in Chestnut Avenue in Blyth, in the early hours of Sunday.

The men, who have not been named, were taken to hospital and received treatment for facial injuries, a Northumbria Police spokesman said.

No-one else was hurt and detectives have appealed for witnesses.

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