A MAN who was queueing for a drink at a concert in County Durham was left with a broken jaw after he was hit in the face.

The man, who is in his 20s, was attending a concert at the Emirates Riverside cricket ground, in Chester-le-Street.

Police say he was queueing for a drink in the pavilion when he was hit in the face by another man, who then ran off.

It happened between 8.30pm and 9pm on Friday, July 26, when DJ Pete Tong and his Heritage Orchestra were performing their Ibiza Classics show.

The victim was left with a broken jaw, which required hospital treatment.

Police have issued an appeal to trace the man, who is described as being a man in his twenties, tanned, with short dark hair and was wearing a red top and blue - possibly denim - shorts.

Anyone who witnessed the assault is also asked to get in touch with PC Dan Powell at Durham Police by calling 101, quoting crime reference number CRI00212468.