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Cleveland Police were called to Rugby Street, Hartlepool on Monday evening following reports of an assault.
They were contacted by ambulance service colleagues at around 7.30pm after a man had been assaulted and injured.
The man’s injuries are not currently believed to be life threatening and officers remain on scene to conduct inquiries into the circumstances behind this incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101 in confidence. Information can also be passed anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or by phoning 0800 555 111.
Three children have been taken to hospital, one with serious injuries, after being hit by a car in Hartlepool.
Cleveland Police say a Ford Focus car mounted a kerb after a driver appeared to lose control.
It happened on Skelton Street, in the West View area, at 3.45pm on Monday.
A girl, aged 11, was flown by air ambulance to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, and is said to be seriously injured.
Two other girls, both aged 12, were also hurt. One has a suspected broken leg while the other has more minor injuries.
A local man, aged 46, has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.
Police are appealing for information and would like to hear from anyone who had seen the Ford Focus in the area prior to the incident.
Schoolchildren have planted dozens of saplings at a popular country park in Hartlepool.Read the full story ›
A school in Hartlepool which was devastated by fire on Sunday re-opens to all pupils on Wednesday.Read the full story ›
A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire broke out at a primary school in Hartlepool.
The blaze engulfed part of Rift House Primary School on Sunday.
The boy is being questioned by police officers from the Hartlepool Volume Crime Team while the investigation continues.
The fire destroyed the school nursery and year three classroom in an annexe next to the main school building.