Man charged with assault following CCTV appeal

Hull: He has been charged with four alleged offences in total

17 Mar 2017

Following a CCTV appeal last week we have arrested and charged a man in connection with the serious assault of an 18-year-old vulnerable man on Newland Avenue, Hull on Sunday 26 February.

23-year-old Nigel Lewis Karl Newton of Cherry Tree Avenue, Withernsea has been charged with section 18 – grievous bodily harm with intent, two counts of assault occasioning them actual bodily harm and a count of affray.

He has been remanded to appear at Hull Magistrates Court today (Friday 17 March).

Detective Constable Karen Smith said: “I would like to thank all the people who called in following the appeal and also those who assisted in sharing it further on social media.”

Note for media:
Please ensure the CCTV stills released as part of this appeal are no longer used.