Seven arrested and two in hospital after disturbance in Sunderland street

Two men were taken to hospital and seven people were arrested after an early morning disturbance in a Sunderland street.

Friday, 23rd December 2016, 9:52 am
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 2:11 pm
Police in North View Castletown, Sunderland, earlier today.

Police were called to North View in Castletown, in the early hours of this morning after reports of a disturbance in the street.

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Five men and two women were were arrested on suspicion of affray.

Two men were also taken to hospital with injuries which are not thought to be life-threatening.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: "Five men and two women were arrested on suspicion of affray after a report of a disturbance in the street during the early hours of today."