07/11/2016 Hartlepool

Firework Thrown at 12-Year-Old Boy in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for information after a 12-year-old boy had a firework thrown at him as he walked along Harwich Grove in Hartlepool.

The incident occurred on Friday 4th November at around 7:40pm as a male threw the firework from the passenger seat of a passing black vehicle.

The firework landed in the hood of the victim’s coat and exploded, but thankfully the victim was uninjured.

The firework left a hole in the hood of his coat.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone who can identify the vehicle or the male responsible, is asked to contact PC Ralph Bainbridge on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.