Teen hurt in Sunderland city centre brawl

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A TEENAGER was knocked unconscious after being assaulted during a brawl in Sunderland city centre.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened in the early hours of yesterday.

The assault took place at 12.50am outside the Point, in Holmeside, when there was a fight between three men.

A 19-year-old, who was knocked unconscious, was taken to hospital with a suspected broken ankle and fracture to his eye socket.

A 17-year-old was arrested on suspicion of assault and is in police custody.

Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191.