One arrested after man suffers broken jaw in an assault in Hartlepool’s Church Street

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man needed hospital treatment following an assault.

Wednesday, 11th May 2022, 4:07 pm

A 24-year-old man was left with a broken jaw after he was punched to the floor in an “altercation” in Hartlepool.

The incident happened at around 11pm on Sunday, May 1, at a Yorkshire Bank cash machine, in Church Street.

Cleveland Police have said that a 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of section 18 GBH and is currently on police bail while inquiries continue.

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The incident happened in Church Street.

The force added in a statement: “Officers believe there were a number of people present who may be able to assist with their inquiries. One of the males present was wearing a white T-shirt and black jeans.

“Any witnesses to the incident or anyone with further information is asked to contact DC Laura Baker, from Hartlepool CID, on the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident number 073143.

"Independent charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111, or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.”

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