Four arrested after brawl

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FOUR men have been arrested after a fight in Washington.

The incident happened at 1.40am this morning in Hazelwood Gardens, Harraton.

Two men, aged 33 and 24, were assaulted in an address in the street.

One of the men suffered a broken arm and was taken to hospital for treatment.

Cars were also damaged in the street.

Two men - aged 21 and 23 - have been arrested on suspicion of serious assault and are in police custody.

Two men aged 33 and 24 - have been arrested on criminal damage and are in police custody.

It appears the disturbance was a dispute between people who know each other.

Officers are carrying out enquiries and asking any witnesses to contact them.

Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 124 310115 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.