A MAN is still in a critical condition after an alleged assault outside a seafront hotel.
The 48-year-old victim, believed to be from the Whitburn area, was reportedly attacked by another man outside the Roker Hotel, Roker Terrace, at about 1.20am on Sunday.
He was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital with serious head injuries.
Doctors today described his condition as “critical but stable”.
A man has been charged with malicious wounding in connection with the incident.