Two men assault occupants of Sunderland house before fleeing scene

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POLICE are hunting two men who assaulted two people after entering a Sunderland house.

It happened in Smith Street South, in Ryhope, just after 5am on Sunday.

Northumbria Police say two men got into the house before assaulting the two occupants and then fleeing the scene in an unknown vehicle.

The occupants of the house were left with injuries not thought to be life-threatening.

Those with information regarding the incident should call police on the non-emergency 101 line, quoting reference number 244 190415.