Man in critical condition after serious assault at Sunderland home

A man has been left with ‘serious’ injuries to his head and face after an assault in Sunderland.

By Debra Fox
Friday, 21 June, 2019, 13:54
Emergency service in Salem Hill, Hendon.

Detectives launched an investigation following the attack; the victim was found unconscious in the city on Thursday, June 20.

Officers were called to Salem Hill, Hendon, shortly before 8.15pm that day by the ambulance service.

The injured man was found at an address in Salem Hill, Hendon.

They found a 33-year-old man at an address in the street. He was taken to hospital, where he remains in a critical condition.

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He has serious injuries to his head and face.

A 45-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

He remains in police custody and is assisting officers with their inquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 1098 200619 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.