'Set on fire': second man charged over King Street assault in Newcastle

Matt Carr
Updated October 17 2023 - 2:46pm, first published October 16 2023 - 8:44pm
Police at the scene in Newcastle West on Thursday. Pictures by Peter Lorimer

POLICE investigating an alleged assault that involved a man set on fire seeking help in King Street have arrested a second person.

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Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Newcastle Herald deputy editor

Matt began his Newcastle Herald career as a cadet in 2009. He is a Walkley nominated reporter who has covered councils, police and general news rounds across the Upper Hunter, Port Stephens, Maitland, Lake Macquarie, Cessnock and Newcastle. Now his focus is on digital storytelling and breaking news.

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