A MAN needed hospital treatment after he was involved in a mid-afternoon altercation with another man in a village centre.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which involved two men and took place outside the old Barclays Bank in Front Street, Wolsingham.

It happened at around 2pm on Wednesday, May 1 and left the victim needing hospital treatment.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Durham police on 101, quoting incident number 230 of May 1.