Appeal after Man Attacks Property with Chainsaw

Published on
16 June 2023 - 11:41
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Officers are appealing after damage was caused to an address using a chainsaw in Redcar.

The incident happened around 10am on Thursday 15th June on Keilder Close when a male approached the property on a small motorbike and used a chainsaw to attack the front door and windows, causing substantial damage.

The male, who was wearing dark clothing, then made off on the motorbike.

A woman aged in her twenties inside the address was fortunately unharmed, but left shaken.

Detectives are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone who may have dash cam, CCTV or door bell footage of the male travelling to or approaching
the address or any footage of the incident itself.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable David Alcock from Redcar and Cleveland
CID on the non-emergency number 101, quoting incident reference 115653.

Footage can also be uploaded here: 

Independent charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously online at or by
calling 0800 555 111.

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