22/08/2016 Redcar and Cleveland

16-Year-Old Girl Assaulted in Eston

Police are appealing for information after a 16-year-old girl was assaulted by a man as she walked across the Eston Recreational ground in Eston.

The incident occurred on Saturday 13th August at 2:30pm when the man approached the victim and grabbed her by the arm.

The victim managed to escape and ran away.

The man is described as aged around 40-45 years old, and is described as having a “scruffy” appearance and a beard.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact PC Mark O’hagan on 101 or via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.