Appeal for witnesses after fight between two men in Hartlepool

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Police are appealing for information after two men were involved in a fight which took place in the road on Catcote Road in Hartlepool on Friday.

The incident occurred at around 8.10am on January 22 between the two men aged 19 and 49, who both suffered minor injuries to the face as a result.

One of the men is believed to have been driving a blue Fiat Punto and the other man was driving a silver Toyota Yaris prior to a verbal altercation which then escalated into a physical altercation.

The carriageway was extremely busy with motorists at the time and officers are confident that there will be witnesses who could assist police with their enquiries.

Police would like anyone who witnessed the incident to contact PC Jon Embleton on the non-emergency 101 number, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or