TWO men were assaulted in a violent street attack.
They were walking along Chester Road, near Bishopwearmouth Cemetery, when a group of men ran towards them.
As they caught up with them, both victims were punched.
One of the men, a 19-year-old, suffered a head injury, which required hospital treatment.
A 25-year-old man was punched in the jaw before the offenders ran away.
The incident took place between 3.30am and 4am on Sunday.
Anyone with information should phone 03456 043 043.