Police appeal for witnesses after two drivers meet at school and attack each other with weapons

Police Appeal for Information Following an Incident on Eldon Grove in Hartlepool

Officers are appealing for witnesses following an incident on Eldon Grove in Hartlepool at around 3:30pm on Thursday 4 July near to Eldon Grove Academy.

It was reported that two male drivers of a white Ford Transit van and a black Volkswagen Golf exited their vehicles and attacked each other with weapons.

Two people have been arrested in connection with the incident.

A 17-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of affray, possession of an offensive weapon, possession of a class B drug, driving under the influence of drugs and driving dangerously.

He was released under investigation whilst enquires are ongoing.

A 20-year-old has been arrested under affray, possession of an offensive weapon, aggravated vehicle taking, driving dangerously and driving whilst disqualified. He was also released under investigation whilst enquiries are ongoing.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who may have dash-cam or mobile phone footage to contact PC Michael Spencer via the non-emergency number 101, quoting the event number 112645. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.