Man attacked with bottle in Durham bar

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A MAN was struck with a bottle on a city centre pub dancefloor.

 The 46-year-old had been in various pubs and bars in Durham for much of Saturday and ended up in the Slug and Lettuce in the Walkergate Complex with friends shortly before 10pm.

 He was on the dance floor when there was a disturbance inside the premises and he was hit with a bottle, leaving him unconscious.

 He was taken to the University Hospital of North Durham where he was treated for a facial injury.

 The victim was wearing a light-coloured striped shirt and police are appealing for anyone who was in the venue and saw what happened to come forward.