Appeal for Witnesses following Incident on Trunk Road
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Police are appealing for information after it was reported that a woman was assaulted outside a shopping centre in Middlesbrough.
The incident occurred at around 11:30am on Friday 6th December outside of Barnardos/Tesco Extra on Trunk Road.
A 61-year-old woman was assaulted by an unknown man when he attempted to steal her bag.
The man was described as being white, around 5’ 6” – 5’ 10” tall, aged between late 20s and early 30s with stubble, bushy eyebrows, very dark eyes and black dirt on his hands. He was described as wearing a dark tracksuit, a snood with a skeleton jaw on it and a grey waterproof jacket.
Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact DC Gary Morgan on the non-emergency number, quoting the event number 201165. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.