63-Year-Old Man Assaulted on Cargo Fleet Lane

Police are appealing for information after a 63-year-old man was assaulted whilst walking along Cargo Fleet Lane, near to the junction of Crestwood in Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred on Saturday 12th August between 10-11pm when the victim was approached by a group of three or four youths who attempted to steal his hat. The youths then pushed the victim to the floor and then ran off along Cargo Fleet Lane.

As a result of the assault the victim sustained minor bruising.

Anyone with information regarding the incident or the youths is asked to contact PC Mark Cubitt on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.