Teenagers in Henley Belt Assault

10 May 2012, 05:00

Two teenage girls have been treated for injuries to their face and heads after allegedly being hit wih a belt during an argument with a group of men in Henley.

Thames Valley Police have told Heart it happened in Mill Meadows between 6:30pm and 7pm on Sunday 15 April.

Officers say the 14 and 15-year-olds were with friends in the park when the men approached them and started an argument, with one of the men assaulting them with a belt.

Henley efitThe man in described as Asian, in his mid-twenties, around 5ft 10ins and slim. He was wearing a checked top, dark jeans and a gold chain around his neck. He also had a 1cm scar below his lower lip.

Investigating officer PC David Hawksworth said the girls were very distressed by what happened;

"We believe there were in excess of 100 to 150 people in the park area at the time and we are appealing for anyone who witnessed the assault, or who recognises the man in the E-fit, to come forward."