Teen sought in connection with attempted theft

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Police want to speak to a teenager in connection with an attempted theft from a Hartlepool car.

Officers have released an image of a male they want to speak to in relation to the crime in Fieldfare Road.

The incident happened on Thursday, June 11, at around 4am when two males broke into a grey Audi Estate. The suspects attempted to steal items until they were disturbed, causing them to make off from the scene.

One of the males is described as being 16-18 years old, of medium build and was wearing a black hooded jacket.

Officers would like anyone who may know the identity of the male in the image to contact them, as he may be able to assist with their enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Con Michael Matthews on the non-emergency 101 number, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.