Police appeal as young female is 'verbally harassed' by male in Hartlepool

Police have appealed for witnesses or anyone with video footage to contact them as they investigate claims that a man approached and harassed a young female on a main road.

Thursday, 9th September 2021, 11:29 am
Updated Friday, 10th September 2021, 10:46 am

The incident is said to have taken place at just before 9pm on Tuesday, September 7, in Station Lane, in Seaton Carew, close to the Sainsbury’s store.

Cleveland Police have now issued a description of a male who “reportedly verbally harassed the young female” after suddenly approaching her and have urged anyone who knows anything about the incident or who may have caught it on camera to contact them.

Inquiries are ongoing and a force spokesperson said in a statement on Thursday morning: “At around 8.56pm on Tuesday, September 7, police received a report of a male approaching a female on Station Lane, in Seaton Carew, Hartlepool.

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The incident is said to have happened near the Sainsbury's store in Seaton Carew.

"The male reportedly verbally harassed the young female. Inquiries are ongoing.

"The man was described as a white male wearing black shorts, a black top with blond curly hair.

"Witnesses or anyone with information or dash cam footage are asked to call 101, quoting reference 151452.”

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