Fifteen-year-old girl attacked, police appeal for witnesses

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a teenage girl was attacked by a stranger in Upperton Gardens.

The 15-year-old victim received a blow to her head which stunned her for a while and when she regained her senses, her attacker had gone. During the incident she screamed and witnesses may have heard.

The girl was attacked from behind and did not get to see who assaulted her but she has described the suspect as a man.

The victim managed to get to the road where she was helped by a woman in a silver car. Police would like to speak to this woman.

The incident happened on Thursday (September 1) between 7.30pm and 8.30pm.

Anyone with information should call Sussex Police on 0845 60 70 999 quoting serial 2072 of September 1.