A MAN’S jaw was broken during an attack outside a nightspot over the weekend.

The 23-year-old man was assaulted outside XS Nightclub, in Front Street, Chester-le-Street, in the early hours of Sunday, May 27.

The incident, at around 2.30am, left him in need of hospital treatment.

It is thought the suspect ran off following the assault.

Police are investigating and are appealing for information to help trace the person.

Officers in the case would like to hear from anyone with any information on the incident and are urging them to come forward.

A Durham Constabulary spokeswoman said: “This was a nasty assault which left the victim with serious injuries.

“We’re appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time of the assault, or knows anything about the incident, to come forward and speak to us as soon as possible.”

  • Anyone who can help is asked to call Durham Constabulary on 101, quoting incident number 75 of May 27