Man attacked in 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 on Friday night when he was approached by another man.

The man suddenly punched the victim in the face, causing him to fall to the floor, 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 yesterday.

Anyone with information is asked to phone police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.