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Woman assaulted in Ashington

14 Nov 2016 12:27 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Ashington.

It happened at 10.45pm on Sunday, November 13, outside Ladhar Fishbar on Alexandra Road.

A 37-year-old woman was walking her dog when she was approached by several young people. One kicked her dog and she fell to the ground and was herself kicked.

The assailants made off and the woman who was shaken and bruised left and contacted police.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious, is asked to contact police.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference number 106000R/16 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.