Hartlepool shopping centre evacuated

Shoppers and staff have been evacuated from Middleton Grange Shopping Centre
Shoppers and staff have been evacuated from Middleton Grange Shopping Centre

A Hartlepool shopping centre has been evacuated.

Shoppers and staff at Middleton Grange Shopping centre in the town were asked to leave the building this afternoon.

It is unsure what the reasons are behind the evacuation, however, it is believed to be a car fire.

More details to follow.