POLICE are trying to trace a woman after she intervened while another woman was being assaulted.

Police are appealing to trace a woman who may be able to assist with their enquiries as part of an ongoing investigation in which a man has been charged.

The woman is believed to have intervened in an alleged incident on Kingsway in Billingham, at around 2.15pm on Friday, November 12, in which a woman was allegedly assaulted in the street by a man.

Officers want to trace a woman who is described as white, aged in her seventies and with dark, shoulder length hair which was slightly curly who was pushing a trolley and reportedly spoke with the man.

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A man aged in his fifties has been charged with harassment, threats to kill and assault.

Officers are asking the woman to get in touch with Cleveland Police on 101, quoting incident number 192605, as she may be able to assist with their investigation.

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