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 Appeal following assault in Durham City market place


Police are appealing for information following an assault in Durham City.

The incident took place outside of the Market Tavern last night at around 5pm (February 24).

A pregnant female was leaving the pub with a group of people when she received verbal abuse from two males who were sitting in the market place.

The woman’s three friends were then attacked by the suspects who made off onto Saddler Street.

Suspect 1 is described as being of medium build, around 5ft 6, in his 20’s with blonde spiky hair wearing a dark puffa jacket.

Suspect 2 is described as being of slim build, around 5ft 6, in his 30’s with short dark hair wearing a grey and green Adidas jacket.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with footage to come forward.

Please call us with information on 101 quoting reference number 360 of February 24.