CCTV appeal after ear-bite attack at club

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A MAN had part of his ear bitten off in an attack 
outside a Sunderland nightclub.

The 27-year-old was approached by a group of men in Passion, in Holmeside, and one of the men bit his ear. Another man – also 20 – was also assaulted.

The attack happened on Saturday, April 20, but police have now issued CCTV footage of a man they believe was responsible.

Three men, two aged 22, and a 23-year-old, were arrested following the attack and are currently on police bail.

Police are still appealing for anyone who was in Passion between 3am and 3.30am on that day to contact them.

Anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV stills or has any information in relation to this assault is asked contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 or 
alternatively Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.