Police in Newcastle are looking into an incident after a man tried to put a lit cigarette into another man’s eye.
Police were called to a Newcastle gay bar, Pink Rooms, after a man allegedly tried to extinguish a lit cigarette into another man’s eye. Police were called to the bar at around 4 AM Monday morning on the 24th June. They are now looking to trace a man in a CCTV image recovered from the bar.
In a statement Newcastle police said, “The incident happened at 4am on Monday, June 24, when a man was assaulted in the Pink Rooms pub in the city centre.
“It was reported that a man had tried to put a lit cigarette in another man’s eye following an altercation.
“Enquiries to trace those responsible are ongoing.”
Police released a CCTV image of the man, who was inside the bar at the time of the incident.
The man, or anyone who knows him, are encouraged to contact police on 101 quoting crime number 081439Y/19.