Teens arrested following Hartlepool smashing spree

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Police are appealing for information after vandals went on a smashing spree in the town.

Officers are investigation reports of damage to house windows and cars in no fewer than eight Hartlepool streets.

The alleged nine incidents of criminal damage occurred between 12am and 2.15am on Monday, August 10, in West View Road, Rockpool Close, Bridgepool Close, May Street, Otterpool Close, Powlett Road, Aindeby Walk and St Oswald Street.

Two males, aged 17 and 15-years-old have been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and have been released on bail pending further inquiries.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed anything are asked to contact Sergeant Mark Haworth on the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.