08/07/2016 Hartlepool

8-Year-Old Girl Assaulted in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for information after an 8-year-old girl was assaulted on Westland Avenue in Hartlepool.

The incident occurred yesterday, Thursday 7th July at 4pm when a male youth approached the girl and demanded money from her and then pushed her off her bike.
 
The male is described as a white male and a teenager and he is around 5 foot 8” tall, of skinny build with short dark hair. He was wearing a grey jogging top and trousers and was riding a black BMX style bike.
 
Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect or the incident is asked to contact PC Becky Alderson on the 101 non-emergency number.  Information can also be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.