Men looking for drugs laughed as they assaulted teenage girl in Skegness


A young girl was punched in the face and knocked to the ground in an unprovoked assault in Skegness,

The incident happened between 9pm and 9.15pm on Friday 22nd January in the Brunswick Drive / Vernon Road area of town.

The 17-year-old victim was walking down the street and was stopped by two males who asked her for cannabis then proceeded to search her pockets, before punching her and running away onto Grosvenor Road, laughing.

The victim was knocked to the ground and suffered a facial injury.

The two suspects are described as being white, 17-19 years old, around 5’7” tall, and of skinny build.

One was wearing a black coat with a string pulled hood, grey tracksuit bottoms and red Adidas trainers and the other had a dark coat and black tracksuit bottoms.

Anyone who witnessed the assault, or who has any information about the identity of the offenders, is asked to contact PC Henderson by calling 101 and quoting incident number 509 of 22nd January.