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 Man left with broken jaw following assault in Chester-le-Street


​Officers are appealing for witnesses to an assault which left a man with a broken jaw.

It happened between 8.30pm and 9pm on Friday, July 26 at the Emirates Riverside cricket ground, in Chester-le-Street.

The victim, a man in his twenties, was queueing for a drink in the pavilion during a concert when he was hit in the face by another man, who then ran off.

The victim was left with a broken jaw which required hospital treatment.
The suspect is described as being a man in his twenties, tanned, with short dark hair and was wearing a red top and blue - possibly denim - shorts.   

Anyone with any information should contact PC Dan Powell at Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting crime reference number CRI00212468, or email