Police appeal for information after teenage girl assaulted in Dovercourt

Benet has now been arrested Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Benet has now been arrested Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

Essex Police are appealing for information after a teenage girl was assaulted by two other girls in Dovercourt on May 28.

The girl, aged in her mid-teens, was hit in the face, had her hair pulled and was then struck in the face by one of the suspect’s knees. The victim’s top was also ripped.

The incident took place near to a play area in Heron Way at around 2pm on Monday, May 28.

The suspects have been described as girls, aged in their early to mid-teens.

Anyone with information, CCTV or dash cam footage is asked to contact PC Kirsty Lucas at Harwich police station on 101 quoting crime reference 42/74361/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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