Police would like to appeal for information after a man suffered injuries whilst he was out walking in Brotton.
The 66-year-old man who suffers from dementia was out between 6pm and 7pm on Wednesday 11th December.
He returned home with facial injuries and other injuries to his upper body and leg and it was reported to police that he had been the victim of an assault. He was taken to hospital for treatment.
At this time police would like to appeal to anybody who may have information on how he came about his injuries or anyone who may have witnessed the assault.
It is believed that the man could have travelled between Saltburn Road and Cattersty Way and Byron Court leading to the play park in Brotton.
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Leigh Stevens on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.