TWO men have been arrested following an attack in which a man was beaten around the head.
The pair, aged 46 and 25, have been being questioned after the 27-year-old victim took a blow to the head with an object in the Sunrise Foodstore, North Road, Boldon Colliery.
He was taken to hospital for treatment after the attack on Sunday.
Inspector Steve Appleton, said the it is thought the man knew the attackers and was not a random assault, appealing for anyone who saw anything around 6pm to come forward.
Anyone with information can contact police on the non-emergency number 101.