A man has been hospitalised after sustaining serious injuries when he was assaulted in the early hours of this morning (Sunday, June 4).
The 32-year-old man was close to The Works on Redcar High Street when he was attacked and suffered serious head injuries at around 2 am.
The suspect, thought to be of a slim build, with short dark hair, wearing dark bottoms, a light-coloured jacket and dark trainers with light soles, had yet to be apprehended by police.
The force has now issued an appeal for any witnesses to come forward to help them with their enquiries, as well as any mobile phone/dashcam or CCTV footage.
A spokesperson for Redcar CID said: "The 32-year-old man was near The Works on Redcar High Street at approximately 2 am when he was attacked.
"He suffered a serious head injury and was taken by ambulance to the hospital where he remains as an inpatient.
For more quality journalism, subscribe to The Northern Echo for £1.50 a week here.
"The suspect is described as male, of slim build with short dark hair and wearing dark bottoms, a light-coloured jacket and dark trainers with a light sole.
"Anyone with information/footage is asked to contact Redcar CID on the 101 number, quoting ref 107455.
"If you don’t want to speak to police, you can pass information anonymously to https://orlo.uk/jV24O or by phoning 0800 555 111."