The 22 year old’s since been bailed, as police try to track down Abdul Ezedi.

He hasn’t been seen since a woman was left with life changing injuries in Lessar Avenue last Wednesday.

She is still in a critical condition, sedated, in hospital with life changing facial injuries.

The suspect’s vehicle has also now been located, and a phone believed to belong to him, which officers are looking through.

Reporter Tom Parmenter is in Newcastle.