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Mobile phone footage sought

31 Jul 2017 11:33 AM

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Police are appealing for members of the public with mobile phone footage of an incident outside Fletcher's Off Licence in Hendon on Saturday to come forward.

At around 1.40pm on Saturday, July 29, police received a report of an incident outside the off licence. 

Damage was caused to the premises and a man was taken to hospital with a head injury. He has since been discharged from hospital.

Superintendent Paul Milner said: "We know people were in the area at the time and were filming the incident on their mobile phones and we are asking those people to get in contact.

"We're carrying out enquiries to establish what happened and that footage could be vital in our investigation."

A man has been charged with public order and criminal damage offences.

Kasey MacKinnon, 18, of Bondyke Street in Glasgow is due to appear at Sunderland Magistrates' Court on August 22. 

Anyone with footage should contact Northumbria Police on 101 and ask to speak to Southern CID.

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