POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a lone female was assaulted in Stepney Road, Scarborough.
The girl was on her way to meet a friend at Scarborough Sixth Form College when she was approached by two other females and punched several times.
She sustained facial injuries in the attack, which occurred at 7.40pm on Friday.
The two suspected attackers were seen to run towards a small silver coloured car, similar to a Citroen Saxo or Vauxhall Corsa, and headed off in the direction of the college.
The first female is described as white, 5ft 5in tall, between 17 and 19 years of age, with a slim build and long blonde wavy hair.
She was wearing black leggings, a dark hooded top and brown UGG boots.
The second female is described as white, around 5ft 2ins tall, between 17 and 19 years of age, of slim build, with long blonde straight hair.
She was wearing light blue jeans, and a dark hooded top.
The females were in the company of a male who has been described as white, 5ft 5ins tall, between 17 and 19 and of slim build.
He was wearing a dark leather jacket with the hood up, and dark jeans.
Anyone with any information should contact Scarborough Police Station on 101, quoting reference number 12120042448.
Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.