Man’s jaw broken in brawl

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A CLUBBER suffered a broken jaw after a brawl broke out in Sunderland city centre.

Detectives have launched an investigation after the man was attacked while he stood outside Banana Joe’s, in Vine Place, early yesterday.

Four men have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Three men – two 27-year-olds and a 32-year-old – were arrested on suspicion of affray.  

Another man, aged 41, was arrested on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly.

All the men have been bailed pending further inquiries.

Police say another man was seen to leave the area in a white taxi at about 3am.

Officers are now trying to trace him as he may be able to help them with the investigation.

The incident happened just before 3am yesterday.

Any witnesses, or anyone with information, is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ex 69191 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.