Girl of 16 attacked in underpass

A GIRL was assaulted while out in Cramlington on Friday night.

The attack took place while the 16-year-old was walking through the underpass in Dudley Lane between 7.15pm and 7.30pm.

The man approached her and attempted to talk to her, but she walked away.

It was then that the man touched her.

The girl’s attacker is described as being around 5ft 4in tall, of thin build and in his early twenties.

He had tanned skin and spoke with an Asian accent.

Anyone with any information on the assault is asked to call police on 03456 043043 ext 69191.