News Release

47-year-old man assaulted

Dated: 20 Feb 2012

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 47-year-old man was assaulted in Sunderland.

It happened at around 11pm on Friday, February 17, in Roker Hotel in Roker Terrace, when there was an argument between a man and a woman. The man then punched the 47-year-old man, causing him to suffer facial injuries. He received hospital treatment.

The incident happened in the bar with a dance floor in the hotel.

The offender is described as approximately 24-years-old, five foot 11 inches tall, medium build with short cropped brown hair and a prominent nose.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in Roker Hotel at the time and saw or heard anything.

Anyone with any information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 or alternatively Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.