Police are investigating followingthe suspicious death of a North Tyneside man.
Officers and ambulance staff werecalled an address in Wallsend at 8.05pm on Monday, October 5, following reports of a man, found with head injuries in the street.
The man beleived to be in his 30s,was given medical treatment at the scene and was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary by ambulance where he was declared dead a short time later.
A 40-year-old man has beenarrested in connection with the incident and remains in custody.
It is believed that the victim andthe arrested man are known to each other.
There are extra officers on patrolin the area speaking to local residents and carrying out reassurance patrols.
Anyone with information is asked toring police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 971 05/10/15 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.