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Police appeal for witnesses after girl, 16, suffers injuries in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a 16-year- old girl suffered a broken ankle and shin in Hartlepool.

Police appeal for witnesses after girl, 16, suffers injuries in Hartlepool Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

The incident, which is believed to have involved a Ford Mondeo taxi, happened at around 4.30pm on Thursday 22nd December on Raby Road near to the junction of Middleton Road.

The girl was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees for treatment and required surgery for her injuries.

Any independent witnesses are asked to contact PC Amanda Stokes from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 231698.