Sunderland man could have been victim of assault in Richmond

A man from Sunderland is being treated for serious facial and spinal injuries he received in Richmond, in North Yorkshire. The police say it is not clear whether he was the victim of an assault or an accident.

The 29-year-old man was found on Millgate on Saturday evening. He is now in a stable condition in James Cook University Hospital.

North Yorkshire police want to hear from anybody who was part of a large group of people from Sunderland who were in the area shortly before it happened.