Hartlepool solicitors' firm targeted in creosote attack
Two incidents of criminal damage at a firm of solicitors in Hartlepool are being investigated by police.
During the first, on 18 September, a side window at Smith and Graham in Church Square was smashed and creosote poured through it.
Then, overnight between Wednesday and Thursday, the substance was again poured through the firm's letterbox. The incidents are thought to be linked.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police.