A YOUNG woman suffered facial injuries after a glass was thrown in her face.

The incident took place on September 14 at around 1.50am, to the rear of the High Crown Pub on Front Street in Chester-le-Street.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the assault on the 20-year-old woman.

Anyone with any information relating to the incident, or who witnessed it taking place, is asked to contact Durham Police on 101, quoting incident number 15 of September 14.