Man Assaulted in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for information after a 28-year-old man was assaulted inside a property in the Flint Walk area of Hartlepool.

The incident occurred on Friday 31st August in the early hours of the morning.

As a result of the assault the victim was treated at the University Hospital of North Tees for a fractured eye socket and injuries to his jaw and teeth.

Two men aged 33 and 19 were arrested in connection with the incident on suspicion of assault and have both been released under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the assault is asked to contact DC Becky Alderson on the non-emergency number 101 quoting 160205, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.