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Detectives are investigating after a 19 year old Hartlepool Lad was attacked from behind in Hart Lane Cemetery as he headed towards Raby Road.

The man was attacked from behind and punched to the face as he walked through the cemetery at around 6.50pm on Tuesday 18th November. He did not require any hospital treatment.

It is believed that the suspect was within a group of four people who were in the cemetery walking towards Raby Road.

They were all around 6ft tall, of thin build and wearing dark hooded tops with the hoods up, dark trousers and dark footwear.

Any witnesses or anyone who may know the identity of the suspect is asked to contact PC Donna Rodham on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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