12-year-old girl robbed and assaulted in Stockton

Police are looking for a man after a 12-year-old girl was robbed and sexually assaulted on her walk home from school.

The incident happened on Common Land near to Chadwick Walk in Stockton this afternoon.

The schoolgirl was approached by the man, who then went through her bag and then sexually assaulted her.

He is described as:

  • A man in his thirties
  • With a scar above one eye
  • Wearing a large earring in one ear
  • And with dark skin

Anyone with any information should contact Cleveland Police.