Man suffers concussion in Hartlepool gang attack

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TEN people are believed to have been involved in the assault of a man in Hartlepool.

Police are appealing for information after the 22-year-old was reportedly assaulted by the group of ten males.

The alleged incident happened at around 2pm on Saturday, April 25, in the town’s Jutland Road when the victim was reportedly attacked leaving him suffering from concussion, bruises and small cuts.

A 17-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of assault and possession of a bladed article and has since been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone who may have witnessed the assault or anyone with information regarding those involved is asked to contact PC Hollie Smaldon on non-emergency 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.