POLICE are hunting a man who attacked a young mother on Sunday evening.

The man grabbed the 18-year-old on the A66 footbridge as she headed towards Ayresome Grange, Middlesbrough, with her son in his pushchair.

He tried to drag her into a alleyway, but fled after being disturbed.

The man was described as white, about 30, 5ft 8in, and of medium build, with a plump face and stubble on his top lip.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on (01642) 303126.