Two men arrested after disturbance in Hartlepool’s Home Bargains store

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TWO men have been arrested after an alleged assault in a busy town centre shop.

Officers from Hartlepool Police were called to Home Bargains, in Middleton Grange Shopping Centre, just before 1pm yesterday after reports of a disturbance between two men.

Two men, aged 31 and 17, have been arrested on suspicion of section 47 assault and affray and are in police custody being questioned.

The 31-year-old suffered facial injuries and needed medical treatment following the alleged assault.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.