Girl threatened with knife

Police are appealing for witnesses after an 11-year-old girl was assaulted and threatened with a knife in Reading.

11-year-old girl threatened with knife

Police are appealing for witnesses after an 11-year-old girl was assaulted in Reading.

At around 5.50pm on Monday (29/4) in Omers Rise, near the Bantam pub in Burghfield, a fight broke out between a group of youths.

The victim was walking nearby when she was confronted by three of these youths, one of whom was wearing a balaclava.

One of the men slapped her on the face, while another threatened her with a knife. She fled the scene.