Man arrested following assault in Sunderland city centre

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A man has been arrested following an assault in a Sunderland street.

It happened at 5.40pm on Tuesday, June 16, when a 28-year-old man was and assaulted in Borough Road in the city centre.

The victim was taken to hospital where he is currently receiving treatment for a head injury.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested and is currently in custody helping police with their inquiries.

Anyone who may have information to help is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 884 16/06/15 or call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.