30/05/2018

Appeal after Alleged Assault in Middlesbrough

Police are appealing for witnesses to two alleged incidents in Middlesbrough.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed a woman climbing over railings on a footbridge over the A19 from Acklam to Teesside Park at around 7am on Saturday 26th May. The woman would have been in company with a man at the time.
 
The same woman is then alleged to have been assaulted by a man on Acklam Road outside West Lane Hospital at 7.35am. He reportedly then left the scene on a bike.
 
The woman suffered a swollen left eye.
 
A 22-year-old man has been charged with kidnap and ABH and he appeared in court on Monday 28th May.
 
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Detective Constable Jonathan Button on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 093592, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.