Teenager’s jaw broken in attack

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A TEENAGER suffered a broken jaw after being assaulted outside a popular nightspot.

The 19-year-old man was punched to the face causing him to fall to the ground at around 1.45am on Friday, outside Bar Paris, in Victoria Road, Hartlepool.

He suffered a broken jaw and was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees, in Stockton, before being transferred to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to contact PC John Embleton, of Hartlepool Police, on the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.