Appeal for Witnesses Following Incident on Eltham Crescent in Thornaby

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in the Eltham Crescent area of Thornaby which resulted in a 19-year-old man being injured.

Officers were called to the incident at 6:45am on Saturday 1st December. It is believed an altercation occurred between the victim and a small group of people which resulted in a man injuring the victim with a sharp object.

The victim was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries to his arm and finger.

Anyone who was around at the time of the incident or has any information regarding the person responsible is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101 quoting event number 219675. Crimestoppers anonymously can be contacted on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.