Gogglebox star Andrew Bennett rushed to hospital after ‘targeted’ vicious street attack

Googlebox star Andrew Bennett has been rushed to hospital after being targeted in the street.

It is believed the reality star was punched and kicked in street in front of friends and family in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The 43-year-old was rushed to Sunderland Royal hospital with minor injuries.

A source close to the reality star, who appears on the reality show with best pal Dawn, told The Sun: “He was attacked in the early hours of the morning on Saturday.

Gogglebox star Andrew Bennett rushed to hospital after 'targeted' vicious street attack

He appears on the Channel 4 show with best pal Dawn
(Image: INSTAGRAM / @Andrewbennett2020)

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“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.

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

A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "At 11.18am on Saturday December 1, we received a report of an assault on Vine Place, Sunderland.

Gogglebox star Andrew Bennett rushed to hospital after 'targeted' vicious street attack

Cops believe he was targeted
(Image: INSTAGRAM / @Andrewbennett2020)

“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."

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