Witness appeal after alleged attempted robbery in Hartlepool left woman with injuries

Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged incident in Hartlepool.

Wednesday, 2nd June 2021, 11:51 am
Cleveland Police are appealing for witnesses after an alleged incident in Hartlepool's Easington Road.

Officers received a report that a 39-year-old woman had suffered injuries during an alleged attempted robbery at around 4.30pm on Monday, May 31.

It happened on Easington Road near the One Stop shop, and a man was reportedly in possession of a crowbar and asp.

A member of the public in a white vehicle is believed to have stopped to intervene.

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Police have said that the victim suffered minor injuries and did not receive medical treatment.

A 40-year-old man has been charged with attempted robbery and two counts of possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and he will appear at Teesside Magistrates Court on Wednesday, June 2.

Anyone who may have witnessed the alleged incident or anyone with dash cam footage is asked to contact Hartlepool CID on 101, quoting incident number 088048.Anyone with dash cam footage can also upload it directly here: https://unitedkingdom1cpp-portal.digital-policing.co.uk/cleveland/appeal/appeal-after-alleged-attempted-robbery-in-hartlepool

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