Arrest after man left disfigured following knife attack in Sunderland

Photo: Liam Newby, who was left disfigured after he was attacked with a knife in Sunderland.

Police investigating an attack in Sunderland that saw a man suffer (pictured) a serious slash wound on his face have arrested a man.

On Saturday, April 2, 28-year-old Liam Newby (pictured) was attacked with a knife in Town End Farm after being approached by three men.

He sustained a serious facial injury and was taken to hospital for treatment.

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and has been released on police bail.

Enquiries into the incident are on-going and any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 598 020416 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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