Girl, 12, attacked in Barnstaple play park

A TWELVE-year-old girl suffered minor injuries to the back and arm following an alleged assault in a Barnstaple park. The youngster was attacked by two girls – also aged 12 and known to the victim – in the children s play park on Gorwell Road, on Friday A

A TWELVE-year-old girl suffered minor injuries to the back and arm following an alleged assault in a Barnstaple park.

The youngster was attacked by two girls - also aged 12 and known to the victim - in the children's play park on Gorwell Road, on Friday August 7 between 7pm and 8pm.

Police would like to speak to an unknown man who was present at the time and helped to defuse the situation.

"We are especially anxious to speak to this individual to assist with our enquiries," said a spokesperson.


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The man is asked to ring Barnstaple Police on 08452 777444 quoting crime reference CB/09/3195.

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