Man in hospital after Sunderland baseball bat attack

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A MAN has been attacked by three men with baseball bats.

Just before 11.30pm on Saturday the 44-year-old was assaulted in Bathgate Avenue, Town End Farm, Sunderland.

When police got to the scene the man was suffering from head injuries.

He was taken to Sunderland Royal Hospital, where he is still being treated for his injuries, which officers say are not life-threatening.

Inquiries into the assault are continuing and police are keen to speak to any witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 1422 16/08/14, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.