Police investigation continues after man found unconscious in street
A man who was found unconscious in a South Tyneside street is improving in hospital as police continue to investigate how he sustained his injuries.
The road was cordoned off as officers carried out a search of the area and the man was taken to hospital.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing and police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.
A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "Inquiries are still ongoing and anyone who might have witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 quoting log number 139 26/09/18."