OVERNIGHT ASSAULT LEAVES NEWCASTLE MAN IN HOSPITAL

A young Newcastle man has been savagely assaulted in what his family say was an unprovoked attack – a warning some viewers may find the following images disturbing.

Concreter Michael Fitzsimmons suffered a broken nose, jaw, cheekbone, and eye socket in the incident this morning.

The 22-year-old was walking along Maitland Road Islington at around midnight, when he wasset upon by around five other men.

Michael is in the Calvary Mater Hospital in a stable condition.

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