Officers are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was assaulted in Huntingdon yesterday evening (Tuesday).

The incident happened in Edison Bell Way at about 10.15pm. The girl, who was with a friend, was approached by a man who began talking to her before she was assaulted. She received minor injuries as a result of the incident.

The man is described as white, in his 40s or 50s, about 5'6” and of a stocky build. He was wearing a brown leather jacket, jeans and a grey flat cap.

PC Gary Blane said: “This was a frightening experience for the victim. I'd urge anyone who saw the man yesterday evening or who has information regarding the incident to contact us.”

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting CF0042540117. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.