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 Appeal following suspected assault in Consett


Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a suspected assault outside Chaplain’s, in Front Street, Consett, at about midnight on Sunday, May 5.

A 23-year-old man suffered head injuries and is currently in a critical condition in the RVI, in Newcastle.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who may have seen an altercation either inside or outside of Chaplain’s.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of GBH.

Witnesses are asked to contact DS Chris Woollett, at Durham Constabulary, on 101, quoting incident number 21 of May 6.​