Teen assaulted in Northumberland

A teenager has been punched in the face in a Northumberland town.

Police are appealing for information after the assault in Amble.

Between 2.30am and 2.35am on Saturday, a 17-year-old girl was walking in Church Street when she was approached from behind by a man and punched. The man then ran off.

Enquiries are ongoing and police are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them on 101, ext 69191, quoting reference number sn 448 07/03/15.