Hunt for knife pair after two teenagers are threatened in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for help in tracing two suspects after teenage boys were threatened with a knife.

Friday, 23rd April 2021, 3:37 pm

They have issued descriptions of the pair whey wish to quiz following the incident near Hartlepool’s Burn Valley Gardens.

A Cleveland Police statement read: “Police are appealing for information after two males aged 14 and 16 were threatened by two males with a knife on Elwick Road in the Burn Valley Park area of Hartlepool.

“The incident occurred yesterday, Thursday, April 22, at 8,30pm.

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The incident took place on Elwick Road, near Burn Valley Gardens, Hartlepool.

“One of the males was 6 ft tall of slim build with ginger hair and he was wearing a black tracksuit and a grey gilet.

“The second male was 5 ft 9in tall, of stocky build with short dark hair and facial hair. He was wearing a grey Nike hoody.

“Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101, quoting 063924.

“Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or go online at”

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