Man dies after being found with head injury in Sunderland street

A man found injured in a Sunderland street at the weekend has died.

Monday, 29th November 2021, 8:47 am
Updated Monday, 29th November 2021, 9:54 am

Northumbria Police and the North East Ambulance Service were called to reports of an injured man in Penwood Road, Pennywell on Saturday morning.

A cordon was in place around the scene.

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A police spokesman confirmed this morning that the man had since died: “Shortly before 9am on Saturday, November 27, we received a report of concern for the welfare of a male in the Penwood Road area of Sunderland,” he said.

“Emergency services attended and found the male, who had sustained a head injury. He was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

“Sadly the man has since died."

Police say there are no suspicious circumstances: “There is not believed to be any third party involvement and a report will be made for the coroner,” said the spokesman.

Police at the scene

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