Man injured in Houghton home attack

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A MAN was taken to hospital with facial injuries after being attacked in his home last night.

Around 9pm, a man entered an address in Sunderland Street, Houghton, and assaulted the occupant, a 52-year-old man.

The victim was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital.

Police also received a report of a disturbance in Sunderland Street at 2,14am today, when a 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary.

Anyone with any information into the incidents is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191