Teenager arrested following assault

16 Mar 2015 21:00 PM

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Police have arrested a teenager following an assault in Sunderland.

At just before 6.15pm, on Monday, March 16, police received a report from the ambulance service of an assault on Palgrave Road.

Officers attended the scene where an 18-year-old man was suffering from a cut to his side. He was taken to the RVI for treatment where he remains. His injury is not believed to be life threatening.

Police have arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit GBH. He is currently helping police with enquiries.

Officers investigating the incident are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone with information.

People can contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 982 16/03/15 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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