A MAN sustained a broken jaw and was knocked unconscious during a street attack in Hylton Castle.
The 30-year-old victim was found by a member of the public, who helped him home, at 2am on Saturday.
He had been approached by a group of four men in a cut leading to the garage area between Clovelly Road and Washington Road.
He was struck in the face by one of them, rendering him unconscious, before being assisted home by the unknown good samaritan.
Police are appealing for anyone who might have witnessed the assault and the person who helped the victim to call them on 101 ext 69191 quoting log number 574 of 23/3/14.