Reveller cut in bar attack

A REVELLER suffered a deep gash to the back of his head after being attacked in a bar.

The 22-year-old needed medical treatment after he was struck with an object in The Showroom, in Victoria Road, Hartlepool.

Police are now appealing for information about the assault during the early hours of Sunday, February 12.

A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: “At around 2.30am, the victim was struck on the back of the head with an object, causing a deep laceration. He received treatment to the wound at the One Life Hartlepool centre.”

A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to contact Detective Constable Phil Agar, of Hartlepool CID, on (01642) 302110 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.