Man Assaulted Outside The Royal Pub in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for information after a 52-year-old man was assaulted outside The Royal pub on Church Street in Hartlepool.

The incident occurred on Friday 11th May at 11:30pm when the victim was approached by two men who assaulted him.

As a result of the assault, the victim was treated at James Cook University Hospital for a broken jaw and loss of teeth and has now been released.

One of the men responsible for the attack is described as being a white male, around 6 ft tall with curly hair and of heavy build and he was wearing a white t-shirt.

Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone who knows who is responsible to contact PC Jonathan Thompson from Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 084065.