Teenage girl assaulted in Hastings

Police news
Police news

A 15-year-old girl was assaulted in Hastings earlier this month.

The girl was walking on Robertson Street at 3.45pm on Friday, February 12, when she was attacked by another girl.

The victim had her hair pulled causing soreness to her head, and has received injuries to her mouth.

A different 15-year-old girl from Hastings was arrested on suspicion of assault.

She has been bailed until March 19, while investigations continue.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 quoting serial 0975 of 12/02.

Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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