Police probe assault

A MAN ended up in hospital after he suffered a head injury outside a Hartlepool pub.

Police were called to the Greenside pub, in Stockton Road, at around 10pm on Sunday.

A 27-year-old man, who was unconscious, had suffered a head injury and was taken to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough, for treatment.

Police say he was later discharged.

A 27-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm, but later released without charge.

Police say inquiries are ongoing.