THREE people have been arrested after police found a man with head injuries in the early hours of this morning.
The 46-year-old man was discovered in Hedworth Terrace in Shiney Row at around 12.15am.
Two men, aged 53 and 20, were later arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit GBH and continue to assist police with their inquiries.
The injured man remains in Sunderland Royal Hospital this morning.
A 25-year-old woman was also arrested and received a fixed penalty notice for a public order offence.
Police are appealing for witnesses or anybody with information to contact them on 101.