Murder investigation after man found with serious injuries in Gateshead

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was found with serious injuries in Gateshead.

Police were called to Sheriffs Highway in Gateshead at about 11.30pm on Friday 26 January.

A male was found with serious injuries and taken to the RVI, Newcastle but he died on the way to the hospital.

The death is being treated as murder investigation and police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Anyone who saw believes they may have witnessed something or have information about the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting 1344 26/01/18.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.