24/09/2019

Police appeal to identify man as part of alleged murder investigation

Detectives investigating the alleged murder of 30-year-old  Hemwand Ali Hussain in Hartlepool on Saturday 14th  September are today releasing an image of a man they would like to identify and speak to in connection with the incident.

Hartlepool
Three men, aged 22, 31 and 38 have been charged in connection with Mr Hussain’s death and inquiries are on-going.  Mr Hussain’s family continue to be supported by specially trained officers.
 
Detective Superintendent Dai Malyn of the Cleveland and North Yorkshire Major Investigation Team said:
 
“We’re urgently trying to identify and speak with this man and we would ask that he make immediate contact with us. We believe this man may have been in the Cleveland area at the time of the alleged murder. Detectives have information to suggest he was a passenger in a Silver Mercedes E Class.
 
"I would also appeal for people living in and around the Charterhouse Street area of Hartlepool who may have seen anything or anyone suspicious in the days leading up to Mr Hussain’s death to get in touch. Due to the nature of our investigation, we would ask people not to approach this man but contact police.”
 
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police via the 101 number, reference number SE19159141.
 
“If you do not want to speak to police information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers via its website at http://www.crimestoppers-org.uk/ or by phoning 0800 555 111.
 
Information can also be submitted online - https://mipp.police.uk/operation/17HQ020119H34-PO1