Teenage girl punched in the face in Northumberland town

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Police are appealing for information after a 17-year-old girl was assaulted in a north Northumberland town.

Between 2.30am and 2.35am on Saturday, a 17-year-old girl was walking in Church Street in Amble when she was approached from behind by a man and punched in the face. The man then ran off from the scene.

Inquiries are ongoing into the incident and police are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number sn 448 07/03/15.