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 Did you witness a serious assault in Chester-le-Street?


Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Chester-le-Street.

The incident occurred on Saturday (March 9) at around 6.45pm outside of The Wicket Gate on Front Street.

It is believed the suspect entered into an altercation with the victim before punching him unconscious and leaving the man with facial injuries.

The suspect is described as being of large build, wearing a red top.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call PC Helen Willcox on 101 quoting reference number 324 of March 9.