APPEAL: Teen girl punched in the face and stomach during Buxton alleyway assault

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a 17-year-old girl was punched in the face and stomach as she walked along an alleyway in Buxton.

The victim was attacked along the path linking Kinder Way and Chatsworth Road, Fairfield.

A spokesperson for Derbyshire police said: “As she walked, she was approached by a man who without warning, punched her in the face and stomach.”

The incident took place between 1am and 2am on Thursday December 3.

Officers want to hear from anyone who has working CCTV covering the date of the offence and the Kinder Way, Granby Road and Victoria Park Road area.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime reference 52282/15. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.