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Aggravated burglary in Houghton

27 Feb 2015 17:25 PM

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Police are appealing for information after an aggravated burglary in Houghton.

Around 9pm on Thursday, February 26, a man entered an address in Sunderland Street and assaulted the occupant, a 52-year-old man.

The man was taken to Sunderland Royal hospital with facial injuries.

Then at 2:14am this morning, Friday February 27, we received a report of a disturbance in the same street.

Officers attended and a 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and extra officers are carrying out reassurance patrols in the area.

Anyone with any information into the incidents is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.