Man arrested in pub brawl

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A MAN was arrested after violence broke out at a Wearside pub.

The victim was punched in the face, cutting his nose at The Burn Hotel in Hetton Road, Houghton, on Sunday night.

Police attended the scene and arrested a 38-year-old man on suspicion of assault.

He has now been bailed.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: “At 9.24pm on Sunday police received a report of a fight at the Burn Inn at Hetton Road in Houghton.

“A man was punched in the face, causing a cut to his nose. He did not require hospital treatment.

“A 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault.”