Man threatened with knife at Hartlepool Tesco store

Tesco Extra in Throston. Image courtesy of Google.

Tesco Extra in Throston. Image courtesy of Google.

Police are appealing for information after a man was allegedly threatened with a knife outside of a Tesco Express in Hartlepool.

The suspect is alleged to have approached the victim outside Tesco Express, Throston, and threatened him with a knife last night.

They have then both got into a taxi to the area of Mountston Close, Hartlepool, where the suspect has stolen items from the victim’s home.

This is believed to have occurred between 9.30pm – 10pm.

Police are appealing to trace the taxi driver, who may be a key witness. Also police would like to speak to anyone else with any information about this incident to contact DC 1755 Clark on 101.