Police are investigating an incident in Harrogate where a girl was assaulted by a gang of youths.

It happened at around 5.50pm on Sunday evening, on the iron bridge behind Woodfield Primary School.

The victim was approached by a gang of six or seven teenagers, one of the boys in the group pushed her over, leaving her with bruising.

The youths are believed to be aged around 13 or 14 and were wearing dark coloured hoodies and black joggers.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone with information that could help their investigation.

If you can help, you can contact North Yorkshire Police by calling 101, selecting option 2, and asking for PC 822 Cleary.

You can also email jonathan.cleary@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

You can quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12210092122.

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