Hartlepool’s Day of Action to Tackle Violence and Theft
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Hartlepool Police carried out a day of action to tackle violent crime in the town on Wednesday 27 September.
Officers were out across Hartlepool to arrest a number of people wanted for violent crime, burglary, robbery, theft and stalking.
A 30-year-old man was arrested at an address in Kimberley Street on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent, in connection with a serious assault which left the victim with multiple fractures to the face. He was taken to police custody for questioning and later bailed pending further investigation.
A 25-year-old man was arrested in Rockpool Close and taken to police custody where he was questioned, then charged with robbery, attempted robbery and theft from an ambulance. He appeared at Teesside Magistrates’ Court yesterday.
Then officers attended an address on Appleby Grove in search for a 36-year-old man who was wanted for an offence of stalking. He was later arrested and taken to Middlesbrough Police Station for questioning, before being released on conditional bail pending further enquiries.
A 22-year-old woman was arrested near to Ward Jackson Park in the town on suspicion of burglary, but later released from police custody with no further action.
Detective Inspector Lou Sproson said: “Wednesday’s operation was intended to proactively target those suspected of violence and theft, reduce crime in the town and to protect our communities.
“These arrests should send a message that every effort will be made to arrest those suspected of harming others or stealing from those living in the town. We want to make Hartlepool a safer place to live and protect the most vulnerable.”