Search for teenager who committed 'lewd act' on driveway of Hartlepool home

A skinny teenager is being sought by police after committing a “lewd act” outside a Hartlepool home.

Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 3:10 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th December 2019, 3:55 pm

The incident happened at around 8.30pm on Tuesday, December 17 in Witham Grove.

A woman, in her 50s, heard a knock at the front living room window. When she went outside, there was a man standing at the end of the driveway.

He briefly engaged her in conversation before she re-entered the property. The man then proceeded to commit a lewd act on the driveway outside.

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Cleveland Police has issued an appeal.

The suspect is described as a white and aged in his late teens. He is of skinny build and wore a dark hooded puffa jacket, dark trousers and a baseball cap.

Anyone in the areas of Spalding Road, Witham Grove and Crowland Road on the Fens Estate with private CCTV can contact Pc David Angel from Hartlepool CID on 101, quoting reference 213863.

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 111 555.