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, 1:24 pm
Updated Thursday, 27th June 2019, 2:45 pm
Northumbria Police is carrying out inquiries.
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.

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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."

Contact 101 quoting reference 932 250619 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.