Man assaulted in Sunderland

22 Jan 2016 10:30 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Sunderland.

It happened at 11.20am on Thursday, January 21, when a van driver parked on Henry Street was approached by a man who assaulted him before making off.

The man was left shaken by the incident but uninjured.

The offender is described as a white man, of slim build aged between 20-30 years old and had dark hair and eyes. He was wearing a blue jacket and hat and blue jeans with white writing.

Enquiries into the assault are ongoing and anyone with information to help is asked to contact police.

Anyone who may have witnessed the assault or have any information to help is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 0384 21/01/16 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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