Woman assaulted by teenagers in Richmond

North Yorkshire Police's Northallerton headquarters.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a young woman was assaulted in Richmond yesterday.

It happened in the alleyway between Neeps & Tatties and The Castle Tavern at about 4pm on Sunday.

Police say a group of three teenagers – two girls and a boy – followed the victim into the alleyway and assaulted her before fleeing.

The assault left the victim with injuries to her face and head which did not require medical treatment.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should email ben.dowson@northyorkshire.police.uk or call 101, select option 2, and ask for Ben Dowson.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12230008780 when providing details.