Attack in the street

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A MAN suffered a broken jaw during a surprise street attack.

The 27-year-old was walking along Front Street in Concord, when he was approached by another man.

The man suddenly punched the victim in the face, causing him to fall to the ground, before fleeing.

The victim was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital where he received treatment.

The attack took place on Friday between 11.30pm and 11.40pm, but was only reported to police on Tuesday.

Anyone with information is asked to phone police on 101.