Appeal after children assault woman in Skegness

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Police have launched an appeal for information after children as young as ten allegedly assaulted a woman on a mobility scooter in Skegness in broad daylight.

PC Melvin O’Reilly launched the appeal after the incident occurred in Church Road North on Sunday morning.

“A 49 year-old local woman, who was riding her mobility scooter along the road, was allegedly assaulted by two young boys, aged around ten years of age,” said a spokesperson.

“The pair are alleged to have struck the woman and poured a drink on her. The victim suffered a cut lip during the incident.”

The alleged assault occurred around 11am.

Anyone with information should contact PC O’Reilly by dialling 101 and quoting ‘incident number 160 of September 8’.

You can also report crimes anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.