Girl aged 12 assaulted on Hartlepool Headland

Appeal for Witnesses after a Girl was Assaulted in Hartlepool 

Police are appealing for information after a 12 year old girl was assaulted in Hartlepool on Saturday 26th September at 5:30pm.

The incident occurred between the Cosmopolitan pub on Durham Street and St Hilds Church in the Headland when the victim (who was with a female friend) was punched in the face by a male who was wearing all dark clothing.

The victim suffered bruising and swelling to her face. 

Police are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information regarding the male responsible to contact Cleveland Police on 101 quoting 158050.

Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at