Police appeal for witnesses after a pensioner suffering from dementia was attacked in Brotton (From The Northern Echo)
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Police appeal for witnesses after a pensioner suffering from dementia was attacked in Brotton
1:50pm Monday 16th December 2013 in News
A PENSIONER who suffers from dementia returned home covered in cuts and bruises after going for a walk in an east Cleveland village.
The 66-year-old, who was attacked between 6pm and 7pm on Wednesday, December 11, returned home with facial injuries and other injuries to his upper body and leg. He was taken to hospital for treatment.
A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: “At this time police would like to appeal to anybody who may have information on how he came about his injuries or anyone who may have witnessed the assault.
“It is believed that the man could have travelled between Saltburn Road and Cattersty Way and Byron Court leading to the play park in Brotton.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Leigh Stevens on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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