Images released as police investigate race attack on woman

Police would like to speak to this man as they investigate the incident in Hendon.
Police would like to speak to this man as they investigate the incident in Hendon.

Images have been released by police as they probe a racially aggravated assault on a woman in a Sunderland street.

Northumbria Police officers investigating the attack have released an image of a man they would like to speak to.

Police hope the man in this image will come forward to help with inquiries.

Police hope the man in this image will come forward to help with inquiries.

The incident happened on around 3pm on Monday, June 19, in Suffolk Street in Hendon.

Police say a man shouted abuse at a woman before going up to her and threatening her.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and released an image of a man they would like to speak to as its believed he was in the area at the time.

The man, or anyone who recognises him, is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 763 210617.