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Appeal after Chester-le-Street punch-up peacemaker is hurt
A PEACEMAKER who tried to break up an early hours fight was himself attacked.
The man received a broken jaw when he was set on as he tried to calm the disturbance among a large group of men in Front Street, Chester-le-Street.
It happened at 2.30am on Sunday, August 18.
Police are now appealing for witnesses in the hope of bringing the culprits to justice.
A spokesman said: "This was a horrible attack on an innocent man who was attempting to calm the situation.
“ The victim has had to take time off work to recover from his injuries and still suffers pain. “ .
Anyone with information can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. They should use the crime reference number WG1301391.
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