A police investigation has been launched after men carried out a brick attack on a Sunderland pub over the weekend.
The Ivy House pub, on Worcester Street near Park Lane, was targeted by two hooded men who entered the premises and thrown a brick, which hit two people.
One woman was hit with her head cut, another man was also hit but neither thankfully suffered serious injuries. The men then fled the scene.
A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “At around 8.20pm on Saturday, February 10th, police received a report of an assault at a premises on Worcester Street in Sunderland. Emergency services attended the scene where it was reported that offenders had entered the pub and thrown what was understood to be a brick which hit a man and woman, before fleeing the scene. Nobody was understood to have suffered serious injuries.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police by ringing 101 and citing crime reference number NP-20240210-0884.
The Ivy House Pub has since offered the following public statement on the matter: “As you are all aware this is not a common occurrence at the Ivy House but was dealt with quickly and efficiently by our team. Thankfully no-one was seriously injured and the responsible parties are being dealt with.”