Two arrested after suspected race attack outside pub

Two men have been arrested in connection after a street attack which left another man in need of hospital treatment.

Thursday, 28th December 2017, 11:11 am
Updated Thursday, 28th December 2017, 11:15 am
The alleged attack happened in Beech Road, Framwellgate. Image copyright Google Maps.

Officers from Durham Constabulary were called to a report of an assault outside the Happy Wanderer pub in Beech Road, Framwellgate, Durham at around 8.40pm on Christmas Eve.

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One man was taken to University Hospital North Durham with minor injuries.

A 49-year-old man and a 23-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of racially or religiously aggravated assault with injury.