Attempt Burglary in the Thornhill/Rye Hill Gardens area of Hartlepool

Police are appealing for information after a man was disturbed attempting to break into a shed or property in the Thornhill/Rye Hill Gardens area of Hartlepool.

The incident occurred on the evening of Monday 27th November when a victim disturbed an unknown man in her garden.

The man is described as being in his 30s and around 5 ft 8”-5 ft 10” tall and he was wearing all black.

Once he was disturbed the man pushed the 38-year-old female victim to the ground and ran off in an unknown direction. As a result, the victim sustained bruising to her face and body and received treatment in hospital.

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