Man hurt in underpass fight

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A MAN was treated in hospital after being attacked in a fight in an underpass.

The assault on the 26-year-old happened between 1am and 2am on Sunday, near to the Subway sandwich shop in Surtees Road, Peterlee.

The man had been heading home with two friends after a night out when he became involved in the altercation involving a large group of people.

He suffered cuts and bruising and went to Sunderland Royal Hospital for treatment.

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