Tyne & Wear

Arrests after hammer attack at house in Berwick

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of carrying out a hammer attack on a 23-year-old man in Northumberland.

Police were called to a house in Spittal Hall Road, Berwick in the early hours of Sunday where they found the victim with a head injury.

He was taken to hospital and detained overnight, Northumbria Police said.

Two men, aged 21 and 23, have been arrested on suspicion of burglary and assault with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm.

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