Man dies after Hartlepool assault

A man has died a week after being attacked in Hartlepool.

The 32-year-old suffered head injuries when he was assaulted on Victoria Road just after 04:00 BST on 5 October.

Cleveland Police said the man died in hospital on Saturday night and a post-mortem examination would take place in due course.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and released on police bail pending further inquiries.

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