A TEENAGER is today recovering after an early morning assault.
The 19-year-old suffered head injuries after being attacked in Tay Road, Thorney Close, at about 1.30am yesterday.
It is believed that a group – travelling in a white Qashqai – stopped a white Mercedes car before launching the attack.
The victim was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital suffering from head injuries, which are not thought to be life threatening.
A 19-year-old and 23-year-old have been arrested following the incident.
Police said they are keen to speak to a third man.
Both parties are believed to know each other.
Anyone with information is asked to call Northumbria Police on 101, extension 69191.