Man suffers broken leg after being assaulted in Sunderland bar

The incident took place in Sinatra's bar. Copyright Google Images.
The incident took place in Sinatra's bar. Copyright Google Images.

A man suffered a broken leg after being assaulted in a Sunderland bar.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the 53-year-old man was assaulted in Sinatra's bar, in Holmeside, at 9pm on Saturday.

The man was assaulted by two men, according to the police, causing him to suffer a broken leg, and he is currently in hospital for treatment.

The first offender is described as male, dark skinned or mixed race, aged mid 30s to early 40s, with a bald head, slim to medium build. He is described as 5ft 7in tall, wearing a red/cherry coloured puffa jacket, washed out denim jeans and trainers.

The second offender is described as male, white, wearing a white shirt with a blue or black checked pattern.

Officers are carrying out inquiries and are appealing for witnesses.

Any witnesses should ring Northumbria Police on 1144 040616 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.