Man suffers ‘significant’ head injury in Hartlepool street attack

Cornwall Street. Picture from Google Images.
Cornwall Street. Picture from Google Images.

A man is seriously ill in hospital after a street attack in Hartlepool.

The 30-year-old man suffered a serious head injury in assault in Cornwall Street, close to Uppingham Street, at around 8.15pm last Saturday, October 3.

The victim is believed to have been punched by a man who then left him victim lying unconscious in the road.

He suffered a ‘significant’ head injury and is still in James Cook University Hospital.

Officers are conducting a number of lines of enquiry regarding the assault and have asked anyone who may have witnessed the attack or anyone with information regarding it to contact Det Sgt Neil Cawthorne from Cleveland Police Major Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or