Teen left with head injury after assault

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A TEENAGER was left with a head injury after an assault.

The 17-year-old boy was found by the ambulance service under a footbridge which runs from North Hylton Road to Nissan, in Washington, at around 10.10pm on Saturday.

He was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital for treatment before being discharged.

Police are appealing for anybody who witnessed the attack, or has any information that may help with their inquiries, to contact them on 101.