06/07/2016 Redcar and Cleveland

Appeal For Witnesses After a 13-Year-Old Girl was Assaulted in Guisborough

Police are appealing for information after a 13-year-old girl was assaulted yesterday, Tuesday 5th July on the footpath which runs along the beck at Stumps Cross in Guisborough.

The incident occurred between 3:30pm and 3:45pm when the girl was approached by four male youths aged between 13 and 14-years-old.

The males pushed the girl on the grass, and one of them who was wearing a plastic glove wiped dog faeces on her.

The males were all wearing green jumpers and ran away from the scene.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect or regarding the incident is asked to contact PC Leigh Stevens on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.