Post-derby attack leaves man in hospital

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A MAN was taken to hospital after an assault in Sunderland city centre after Sunday’s derby clash.

 The victim was attacked in the busy Green Terrace area at around 5.30pm.

 He was taken by paramedics to Sunderland Royal Hospital with minor injuries.

 A 25-year-old man has been arrested and released on police bail.

 A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said: “Police were called at 5.30pm following a report of an assault in Green Terrace.

 “A man was taken to hospital with injuries which are not through to be life-threatening.”