1. ITV Report

Teenager assaulted on Thirsk footpath

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 14 year old girl was assaulted as she walked along a footpath in Thirsk.

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It happened at around 2.30pm on Saturday October 13 between Sowerby Road and Topcliffe Road, leading on to Holly Close.

The suspect is described as a white male, in his 30s, with medium length dark brown/black hair which was slightly receding and a thick dark beard. He was wearing dark clothing and white shoes.

This is a very concerning incident, so I am asking anyone with information that could assist the investigation to contact the police.”

Anyone with any information about the incident, or who can assist the investigation, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police.

– DC Adam Scott, of Northallerton Serious Crime Team