A TEENAGER is being sought by police following a suspected assault.

Officers at Durham Constabulary are searching for Kane Barron following the alleged incident.

Police believe the 18-year-old was involved in the reported assault in Chester-le-Street, County Durham.

A spokesperson from the force said: “We’d like to speak to him in connection with a suspected assault in Chester-le-Street.

“The 18-year-old has links to Houghton-le-Spring, Sacriston and Durham.”

Anyone who knows the teenager’s whereabouts should call police on non-emergency number 101.

Alternatively, contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800-555111 or submit information online at crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/our-guarantee-of-anonymity