Man hurt in street attack

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A MAN suffered head injuries after being attacked from behind in the street.

The 32-year-old was walking along Grafton Street, in Millfield, near to the Free Gardener’s Arms, when the incident happened.

He was struck from behind and left unconscious on the street as his attacker fled.

He was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital for treatment and has since been released.

The assault took place on Saturday at about 1.15am.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.