POLICE have issued an appeal after someone tried to break into an off licence in Hartlepool over the weekend.
The would-be burglar attempted to force their way inside Belle Vue Wines, on Sydenham Road, between Saturday night and Sunday morning.
They damaged a window in the process.
A Cleveland Police spokesman said: “During the hours of Saturday night, October 25, and Sunday morning, October 26, at Belle Vue Wines a local shop on Sydenham Road, Hartlepool, someone attempted to break into the shop and garage causing damage to the window.”
Anyone with information about the offence is asked to contact PC Lorene Haworth on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.