Appeal to trace woman after Ashington assault

Police are trying to trace a woman after a man was assaulted in Ashington town centre on Wednesday January 2nd.

A 26-year-old man was assaulted around half past midnight outside the Priceless shoe shop on Station Road.

He was standing with a group of friends when a woman approached and punched him in the face, although he was not badly hurt.

The woman is described as:

  • White
  • Long dark straight hair
  • Of skinny built
  • Wearing a light coloured knitted jumper and striped blue leggings.

She was with two other females who may have witnessed the incident but did not get involved.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.