Plea for witnesses after 'large disturbance' in Sunderland city centre

A man arrested on suspicion of affray following a fight in Sunderland city entre has been released under investigation.

Thursday, 27th June 2019, 13:24 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th June 2019, 13:45 pm
Northumbria Police is carrying out inquiries.

The 24-year-old was in police custody following the incident, which happened on Trimdon Street, outside B&Q, on Tuesday, June 25.

As the man is released under investigation, Northumbria Police has continued to appeal for witnesses to come forward to assist with inquiries.

Detective Inspector Sean Mcguigan, of Southern CID, said: "We are keen to identify those involved and are asking members of the public to come forward with any information. This incident happened in a busy place in broad daylight, so is likely to have been witnessed by a number of bystanders."

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