06/02/2018 Hartlepool

Appeal after Robbery in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for information after a report of a robbery in Hartlepool.

The incident happened at around 11.25am on Monday 29th January on a field area behind on Wynyard Mews.

The victim, a 21-year-old man, was confronted by two males who threatened him and stole a black Sony Experia ZX mobile phone, a black purse containing £80 in cash and a carton of 100 Lambert and Butler cigarettes.

The first suspect is described as a white male with black hair and a short beard, around 5ft 8” tall and of slim build. He was wearing a dark grey tracksuit.

The second suspect is described as a white male, of large build and around 5ft 11” tall. He had “scruffy” blonde hair and a beard and was wearing thick-framed glasses and a hooded jacket which was black and grey two-tone.

Any witnesses or anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact PC Jon Thompson from Hartlepool Operational Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101 quoting reference number 16981, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.