Teenage Girl Sexually Assaulted in Newcastle

23 March 2015, 16:32 | Updated: 23 March 2015, 16:34

A 14 year old was sexually assaulted by a man in a black coat and hood.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the teenager was attacked on Monday, March 16, at 7.55am. 

She was walking along Eastfield Avenue in Walker, Newcastle, when a man followed her a short distance on foot and then touched her inappropriately over her clothing before making off. 

The offender was described as a man wearing a black coat with the hood pulled up. 

The victim was said to be 'shocked and upset' by the incident. 

Neighbourhood Sergeant Matt Bruno said: "We have additional officers in the area carrying out enquiries and to reassure local people. We'd ask for anyone with information to contact police." 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.