Woman Robbed in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for information after a 44-year-old woman was robbed whilst walking along Hart Lane in Hartlepool (in the direction of Raby Road and near to Ernest Street).

The incident occurred on Thursday 1st November at around 2am when the victim was approached from behind by two men and they attacked her and stole her handbag.

One of the men was wearing a hat, a blue zip up fleece and grey tracksuit bottoms and the other man was wearing all black and a hat.

It is believed the two males ran off towards Duke Street following the incident.

The victim was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees by an unknown woman who was passing by after the incident where she was treated for facial injuries. Officers are appealing for the woman who helped the victim to come forward to thank her and because she may be able to assist with enquiries. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident or of those responsible is asked to contact DC Darren Guest from Cleveland Police on 101 quoting event number 202021. Crimestoppers anonymously can be contacted on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.