Men due in court over attack claim

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TWO men have been charged with an assault which left a man with facial injuries.

Police say a 46-year-old man was hurt after two others went to a house in Fairgreen Close, Doxford Park, at 9.15pm on Friday.

The victim suffered facial injuries and was treated in hospital, discharging himself after his wounds were attended to.

Peter Jones, 52, of Benfleet Avenue, Town End Farm, and Robert Angus, 48, of Columbo Road, Castletown, have both been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm and using violence to secure entry to a premises.

Additionally, Jones has been charged with possessing a controlled drug and Angus with common assault.

They will appear at Sunderland Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.