Arrest after man seriously assaulted in Easington Colliery

 01/02/2019

​POLICE investigating a serious assault in Easington Colliery have arrested a suspect.
 
Officers are investigating an assault on a 47-year-old man, which occurred inside a house in Argent Street.
 
It is believed the incident took place on the afternoon of Thursday, January 31.
 
A 35-year-old male is helping officers with their enquiries and police are appealing for any information from members of the community.
 
Detective Inspector Tonya Cook said: “This is an isolated incident and there is no risk to the public.
 
“There are a number of local officers patrolling in the area for reassurance and also conducting enquiries”.
 
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting reference 418 31/1/19.