Man punched outside shop

A WOMAN punched a man in an unprovoked attack in Ashington.

The 26-year-old victim had been with friends outside Priceless shoe shop in Station Road when a woman approached him and punched him in the face. He was not badly hurt.

The offender is described as white, with long dark straight hair, skinny build, wearing a light coloured knitted jumper and striped blue leggings.

She was with two females who did not get involved.

Anyone with information into the assault, which happened between 12.30am and 12.45am on Wednesday, January 2, should contact police on 101 ext 69191.