53 year old man in serious condition after city centre assault

04 Sep 2017 12:00 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Sunderland.
Around 9.30pm last night a 53 year old man was assaulted near to the entrance of Debenham's Car Park in The Bridges in the city centre.
He was taken to hospital where he is currently in a serious and potentially life-threatening condition.
A 26 year old man has been arrested and is currently in police custody.
Enquiries are on-going and police are appealing for anyone who was in the area and saw what happened.
Any witnesses should contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 1149 030917 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 111 555. 


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