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Gogglebox Star Rushed To Hospital Following Early Morning Attack

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A Gogglebox star was rushed to hospital after being attacked in the early hours of Saturday.


Andrew Bennett, who appears on the show with his best friend Fawn, was taken to Sunderland Royal hospital on Saturday after he was attacked in front of his friends and family.


 

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The even organiser joined the show in series 12 and made their onscreen debut this September.

A source close to the reality star said: “He was attacked in the early hours of the morning on Saturday.

“He’d been out with his family and friends and was jumped while walking down the street. He had some really nasty injuries and is still in hospital.”

 

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They continued: “He’s really shocked but is determined to catch the person who attacked him and reported it to police the next morning from hospital,

“Andrew has been asking anyone with information or who witnessed the incident to get in touch with police.”

 

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Northumbria Police added: “At 11.18am on Saturday December 1, we received a report of an assault on Vine Place, Sunderland.

“A 43-year-old man was pushed over and suffered minor injuries. He was taken to hospital as a precaution and officers later spoke with him at his home address.

“Police believe the offender was known to the victim and enquiries into the incident are ongoing.”

Mel Ramsay

Mel Ramsay

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