Teenage girl pinned against gate and robbed in terrifying Hartlepool attack

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A TEENAGE girl was pinned against an alley gate as two men demanded her mobile phone and money in a frightening afternoon attack.

The 15-year-old girl was walking alone in Wilson Street, Hartlepool, when the two suspects approached.

One of the men then pinned the girl against a gate while demanding her phone and money as the other male stood close by.

The men left empty handed but police are now appealing for any information as they bid to track down the suspects.

The girl’s frightening ordeal happened last Wednesday, November 6 at around 4.40pm.

One of the men is described as being white, around 18-years-old and around 5ft5” tall with unkempt brown hair.

He was wearing a red hooded Adidas jacket and black jogging bottoms.

The other man is described as being white, also aged around 18-years-old and around 6ft1” tall with short, dark hair which was shaved at the sides.

He was of a skinny build with a freckled complexion and was wearing a dark blue jacket and grey jogging bottoms with two yellow stripes up each leg.

Anyone with any information or who may know the identity of the men is asked to contact PC Michael Harland of Hartlepool Police on the non-emergency 101 number.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.