Two arrested after 12-year-old girl assaulted

Two men have been arrested in connection with an incident where a 12-year-old girl was sexually assaulted and then robbed, and where two other girls were approached in the Hardwick area of Stockton.

The two men, an 18-year-old and a 20-year-old, have been released on bail pending further investigations from the Police.

Police are continuing to appeal for anybody with any information to get in contact with them on 101.