Man in hospital with serious head injury following assault in Hartlepool

Hart Lane in Hartlepool
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Police are appealing for CCTV and dashcam footage after a man suffered a serious head injuring during an assault in Hartlepool.

The incident happened on Hart Lane in the town yesterday evening and police say the area would have been busy around that time.

A spokesperson for Cleveland Police said: "At around 6.45pm, a man was assaulted near to the junction with Serpentine Road. The 39-year-old man sustained a serious head injury and was taken to James Cook University Hospital.

"It is believed that there were lots of vehicles around at the time which may have dashcam footage of the incident, or nearby households may have Ring doorbell or CCTV which have caught the incident on camera."

Any witnesses, of anyone with footage, is urged to call Cleveland Police on 101 quoting reference SE24107425.