Police appeal for information after burglar breaks into Hartlepool property in early hours

Police have issued an appeal for witnesses and information after a property in Hartlepool was burgled.

Wednesday, 6th July 2022, 2:32 pm

Cleveland Police are investigating a report of a burglary which happened in the early the hours of Wednesday, July 6.

It happened just after 4am on Tweed Walk, in the Dyke House area of town, when a man is said to have climbed in through a window and stolen a number of things before riding off on a bike.

The force said: “A male is believed to have gained access to a property via the front window and taken a number of items before making off on a pedal bike along Chester Road towards Jesmond Gardens.

Police are appealing for information.

"The bike had a flashing light attached to the back.”

Anyone with information or any witnesses are asked to contact Hartlepool CID on 101, quoting incident 116822.

Independent charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.