Men pin down 12-year-old girl in North East park

Police are appealing for information after two men assaulted a 12-year-old girl in a park.

Monday, 23rd May 2016, 11:41 am
Updated Monday, 23rd May 2016, 12:48 pm
Albert Park.

The incident occurred in Albert Park in Middlesbrough. on Friday May 20 at 9:15pm when the two men approached the girl and pinned her to the ground.

The girl managed to free herself and fled the park and the two men made their way through the park towards Valley Road.

One of the men is described as being of black African appearance, aged around 25-years-old, of medium build, around 5 ft 7-8” tall and he was bald. He was described as wearing an Armani tracksuit top and bottoms which had a ‘AE7’ logo around the waist band and neckline and he wore red trainers.

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The second man is described as also being of black African appearance, aged around 25-years-old, around 5 ft 6-7” tall and he was of skinny build with short black hair which was combed back with a quiff. He was wearing a yellow Nike t-shirt which had a black logo on the chest and black tracksuit bottoms and grey trainers (possibly Adidas).

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspects or anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact DC Marie Appleby on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.