Couple wanted in connection with serious assault and robbery

News from Northumbria Police
News from Northumbria Police

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a man and a woman, who have connections to the Northumberland area, wanted in connection with a serious assault and robbery in North Yorkshire.

Detectives want to speak to Tommy Doyle, 36, and his wife Crystal Doherty Doyle, 26, following an incident at Hillfield Travellers’ caravan site in Seamer, near Stokesley, North Yorkshire, on March 19.

Tommy Doyle

Tommy Doyle

A resident of the site, who was befriended by the Doyles, was assaulted in his caravan and left with serious injuries, including two broken arms and a broken eye socket. While he laid semi-conscious on the floor of his caravan, his belongings were stolen including cash, jewellery and clothing. The Doyles left the caravan site shortly after the assault.

Police officers have carried out extensive inquiries to trace Tommy and Crystal and as part of their investigation and are asking anyone who has seen in the past few weeks or knows of their current whereabouts, to contact them.

It is believed that they could be living in the Durham area. They also have connections to the South Yorkshire, Northumberland and Norfolk areas.

Anyone with any information that could assist the police with their investigation is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option two and ask for the Serious Crime Team in Northallerton. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Quote reference number 12150044546 when passing on information.