Police release picture of man they are seeking in relation to rape of teenage girl in Hartlepool
Police have appealed for help in tracing a man after a teenage girl was raped in Hartlepool.
Detectives have released images of Heman Mohammed Tahir, who they want to speak to about an alleged attack at The Windmill pub earlier this year.
A Cloveland Police spokesman said: "Police are appealing to trace a man they want to speak to in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old girl in Hartlepool.
"Twenty-four-year-old Heman Mohammed Tahir is believed to have left the Cleveland area and travelled to London but his whereabouts are unknown.
"The incident is reported to have happened overnight on Tuesday, September 26 into Wednesday, September 27, at The Windmill in Dalton Piercy, Hartlepool.
"Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts or anyone who may have seen him is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.