A PEACEMAKER was attacked after trying to break up a late-night fight.
The man suffered a broken jaw when he was set upon as he tried to calm a disturbance between a large group of men in Front Street, Chester-le-Street, about 2.30am on Sunday, August 18.
Police are now appealing for witnesses. A spokesman said: “This was a horrible attack on an innocent man who was attempting to calm the situation.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Durham Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.