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

 02/08/2019

​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 Daniel.powell@durham.pnn.police.uk