Police hunting man who threw BRICKS at teenager's car in frightening ordeal at Silksworth Ski Slope

Police are hunting a man who threw two bricks at a teenage girl’s car before jumping on the bonnet in a frightening incident at Silksworth Ski Slope.

Tuesday, 7th January 2020, 3:24 pm
Updated Wednesday, 8th January 2020, 10:50 am

Police have launched an investigation into the incident which saw a 17-year-old girl targeted by a man in the car park of the popular sporting attraction.

The teenager was parked in the Silksworth Sports Complex and Ski Slope car park, on Silksworth Lane, at around 10.13pm on January 5, when a man reportedly threw a brick at her car window and a second brick at her windscreen.

The man then jumped on the bonnet of the car as the girl attempted to leave the car park in her car.

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Police are searching for the man

Northumbria Police are are now looking to find the man and are appealing to the public for any information that may help their inquiries.

A Northumbria Police spokewoman said: “At 10.13pm on January 5 we received a call from a 17-year-old driver who's car was badly damaged while parked at Silksworth Ski Slope car park.

“While parked up a man threw a brick at her window and a second at her windscreen.

"When the driver attempted to leave the car park in her vehicle, the same man, reported as being around 5'8 with facial hair, then jumped on her bonnet.

“Inquiries are still on going to trace the man.

“Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting log 961 050120.”