11-year-old girl assaulted in Great Yarmouth recreation ground

Police are investigating after a burglary in Three Score, near Bowthorpe. Picture: Archant.

Police are investigating after a burglary in Three Score, near Bowthorpe. Picture: Archant.

An 11-year-old girl was grabbed round her throat and punched on her arm at a recreation ground in Great Yarmouth.

The girl was approached by a woman at the St Nicholas Recreation Ground on South Beach Parade sometime after 3.15pm on Saturday, July 8.

The woman verbally threatened the 11-year-old and assaulted her. The suspect is white, aged in her early 20s, and had black hair in plaits and was wearing a black top with an animal motif on the front.

She also had a ginger/golden Staffie type of dog with her.

The victim suffered reddening to the back of her neck and has been left feeling distressed as a result of the incident.


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Officers are appealing to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the assault.

Anyone with information should contact PC Aaron Nicholson at Great Yarmouth Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800555111.

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