Police are appealing for information after a teenager was assaulted in Sunderland.
A 14-year-old boy was standing with friends at the bus stop opposite the mosque on Ryhope Road in Sunderland just before three o'clock on November 30th when a jogger appeared to misunderstand what was being said.
The jogger then turned back and punched the teenager in the face, bursting his lip.
The jogger is:
A white male
6 feet tall and of athletic build
With a scar on his right cheek
The jogger was wearing a blue coloured long sleeved Skins top with grey gloves and long grey Skins bottoms with a stripe down the side. He was also wearing running shoes.
Police have released CCTV images of man they're trying to trace in connection with an assault in York.
The incident occurred when a 20-year-old man was attacked after leaving Reflex on George Hudson Street at around 2:20am on July 21. The man was followed out of the nightclub and punched in the face by another man. The victim suffered a facial injury as a result.
The suspect is then seen picking something up off the floor and following the victim.
PC Nicola Elliot, of North Yorkshire Police said: "If you witnessed the assault or can help to identify the man caught on CCTV please contact the police or Crimestoppers straight away.
"I am particularly keen to speak with the person caught on camera shortly after the assault as I believe they may have vital information that could help me with this investigation."
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted in Consett in the early hours of Sunday morning.
John Eccles aged 34 from Sherburn Terrace was assaulted on Front Street in Consett after a night out. He was taken to the RVI in Newcastle where he remains in a critical condition with serious head injuries.
34 year old Andrew Dodds from Court Street, Consett has been charged with serious assault and is appearing at Consett magistrates court this morning.
Police are looking for people they want to speak to in connection with a serious assault in Newcastle.
Just before 3.30am on Sunday, March 11, a group of men were walking under Blackett Bridge near the Monument in Newcastle when they were approached by a different group of men and women and assaulted.
One of the victims then suffered head injuries in a second assault after the first group headed towards St Andrew's Church.One injured man was taken to hospital where he received treatment for a fractured skull and a bleed on the brain. He is now recovering.
Police have released this picture of two women who they believe could have witnessed the assault. Their faces have been erased to protect their identity at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.