Police investigation begins after 13-year-old girl is assaulted in Wisbech

A POLICE investigation has begun after a 13-year-old girl was assaulted by a boy on a bicycle in Wisbech.

The girl was with a group of friends in The Crescent, close to Ghost Passage, when the incident happened between 2.35pm and 3.10pm on Friday (August 12).

A boy - described as white, about 17, with mousey hair and riding a blue mountain bike - approached the group before assaulting the girl and riding off.

The offender was wearing a white t-shirt, black jeans and a black zip-up jacket and was carrying an Adidas bag.

PC Becky Welberry, investigating, said: “The area was quite busy at the time and I would appeal to anyone who saw what happened to contact police.”

Anyone with any information should call PC Welberry on 0345 456 456 4 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.