Police investigation after Newcastle United club captain ‘attacked’

A police inquiry is below approach following an incident outdoors a nightclub through which Newcastle United membership captain Jamaal Lascelles and his group had been stated to have been attacked.

Based on studies, the participant’s 19-year-old brother was elbowed within the head and one other member of their group was knocked unconscious throughout what Northumbria Police known as “dysfunction” at round 4am on Sunday August 20 in Newcastle metropolis centre.

Newcastle United had misplaced 1-0 away to Manchester Metropolis on August 19 and Lascelles travelled again to the North East and went out to Chinawhite nightclub, studies stated.

Video of what was stated to have occurred outdoors the membership, together with the 29-year-old reportedly nearly being hit by a bottle of vodka, has circulated on-line.

It was additionally reported that Lascelles and his group had been threatened with being shot.

Considered one of his group was knocked to the ground and required hospital remedy after being knocked out following a kick to the face, it was reported, and Lascelles was punched to the again of his head.

No arrests have been made.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson stated: “Shortly after 4am on Sunday August 20, we acquired a report of dysfunction involving quite a lot of folks on Westgate Highway in Newcastle metropolis centre.

“Officers attended, nonetheless it’s believed that these concerned had already left the scene earlier than they arrived.

“Inquiries are ongoing and anybody with info ought to use the Inform Us One thing web page of our web site or name 101, quoting NP-20230820-0227.”

Newcastle United declined to remark.

Lascelles has been membership captain because the age of 23, and has saved the position regardless of shedding his first staff place below Eddie Howe, with the on-pitch duties carried out by England defender Kieran Trippier.

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