CCTV appeal after Christmas Eve attack outside Sunderland second hand shop

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POLICE investigating an assault in Sunderland have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to trace.

The assault happened around 1.30am on Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24, outside Cash in a Flash in Holmeside.

A 22-year-old man suffered a facial injury and received hospital treatment.

Officers are keen to speak to the man pictured as it’s believed he was in the area at the time and may be able to help with police enquiries.

Officers are also keen to speak to trace a man who was in a blue t-shirt and was with the man pictured.

Anyone with any information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 072008L/14 or crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.