18/08/2016 Hartlepool

21-Year-Old Man Assaulted and Verbally Abused on Seaton Beach

Police are appealing for information after a 21-year-old man was assaulted and verbally abused by a man on Seaton Beach, opposite the Norton Hotel, The Green in Seaton Carew.

The incident occurred on Wednesday 17th August at 2:15pm when the man approached the victim with his dog and verbally abused him and then physically pushed him.

The man is described as in his late 40s to early 50s with white hair and he was wearing black shorts and a white polo top and was walking a black/white Border Collier which answered to the name Maple.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact PC Julie Nicholson on 101 or via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.