Man hurt in brawl

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A MAN suffered face injuries after a street brawl broke out.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the fight broke out between a crowd of people in Castle View, Castletown, Sunderland.

One man received injuries to his face and was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital.

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of affray and released on police bail.

Acting Neighbourhood Inspector Gary Dickson, who covers the area, said: “We understand there were a number of people outside Super Snooker at the time of the incident and would urge anyone who was in the area and saw anything to contact police.”

Anyone with information about the fight on Saturday at 12.30am should contact police on 03456 043 043 ex 69191 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0600 555 111.