41-year-old man assaulted

31 May 2016 08:30 AM

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Police are appealing for information after a 41-year-old man was assaulted in Sunderland.

The incident happened at around 4.36am on Sunday May 22, in Derwent Street. A man approached the 41-year-old and attacked him causing him to fall to the ground. He suffered a broken jaw and is recieving hospital treatment for his injuries.

The offender is described as an asian male, early thirties, slim build and approximately 5ft 6 inches tall. He was wearing a white t-shirt with a black and white shirt over the top and blue jeans.

Officers are carrying out enquiries into the incident and are asking witnesses to get in contact.

Any witnesses should ring Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 531 22/05/16 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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