Two men due in court charged with attempted murder in Hartlepool

Two men are due to appear in court charged with attempted murder in Hartlepool.

Monday, 18th November 2019, 9:35 am
Updated Monday, 18th November 2019, 10:09 am

The alleged incident is believed to have taken place on Catcote Road in the town over the weekend.

The Mail reported how a man had been found with serious head injuries at an address on Catcote Road at around 7.15pm on Saturday night.

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Police at an incident behind the shops in Catcote Road, Hartlepool.

He is still in hospital, where his condition was described by police as ‘critical but stable.’

Walpole Road was sealed off to the rear of shops in Catcote Road during Sunday.

Several police vehicles were present and both uniformed officers and scenes of crime officers in white overalls and wearing face masks have been at work.

Following the incident detectives appealed for anyone with information about the incident to come forward.

They are asked to contact Cleveland Police via the 101 number quoting Event 196996.

Alternatively you can pass information anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers via its website at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or by phoning 0800 555 111.