Teenage girl attacked in Mexborough

CRIME: Crime scene.
CRIME: Crime scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old girl was attacked and her mobile phone stolen on Doncaster Road in Mexborough.

At around 5.45pm on Friday, May 30, the girl was walking along Doncaster Road close to Hirst Gate when an unknown man grabbed and attacked her from behind and stole her mobile phone.

He then fled the scene running down Makin Street. He is described as white, of average height and build with dark brown hair. He’s believed to be between 20-25-years-old.

Anyone who may have been in the area at the time or who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call the police on 101, quoting incident number 486 of 31 May 2014.