Woman assaulted by two passers-by near Ramshill in Scarborough

Police are investigating an assault on a woman in her early twenties in Scarborough.

Friday, 7th February 2020, 9:12 am
Updated Friday, 7th February 2020, 9:30 am

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about the incident.

They say the assault took place on Belmont Road in Scarborough between 8.10pm and 8.30pm on Wednesday 29 January 2020 when a lone woman in her early twenties was assaulted by two women as they passed her in an unprovoked attack.

One of the women is described as white, in her early twenties with short blonde hair and a distinctive lip piercing to the right side of her bottom lip.

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She was wearing a black hooded top, blue jeans and white trainers.

The other is described as white, in her early twenties with long brown hair, wearing a pink jacket or jumper.

After the assault the suspects are believed to have walked up Ramshill Road towards Sainsburys.

Officers are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

In particular, they are appealing for information about the suspects.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident reference 12200016681. You can also email [email protected]If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.