Girl aged 12 injured as driver 'gets out of car, assaults her, and drives off' on Doncaster street

A girl aged just 12 was injured in a reported Doncaster street assault last night, after a man got out of a car and attacked her before driving off.

Friday, 14th May 2021, 5:07 pm

Police were called out following the report of the incident on Wordsworth Avenue, Balby, last night, receiving a call at around 9pm.

A statement from South Yorkshire Police said today: “It is reported that a 12-year-old girl was walking in Wordsworth Avenue when a man driving a white BMW pulled up, exited his vehicle and assaulted her by pushing her to the floor, causing her to suffer minor injuries.

“The man then drove away from the scene.

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Wordsworth Avenue, Balby

“An investigation has been launched and enquiries are ongoing to find the man responsible.”

Police are appealing for witnesses to call 101 quoting incident number 928 of May 13.

Alternatively, you can stay anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers via their website or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.

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Wordsworth Avenue, Balby. Picture: Google