A MAN suffered a slash wound during an attack in a town centre pub.

The serious assault occurred in Time Bar on Front Street, in Consett, at around 2am on Sunday.

A 22-year-old man was left with a ‘significant wound’ to the stomach.

Detective sergeant Gareth Hodgson said: “The victim was left with a nasty slash wound. We would appeal to anyone who has information to contact us on 101.”