Tyne & Wear

Girl, 13, suffers sexual assault in Shiney Row

A 13-year-old girl was sexually assaulted as she walked along a Wearside street.

The girl was on Success Road in the Shiney Row area of Sunderland on Wednesday evening, when she was approached by a man on a bicycle.

A Northumbria Police spokesman said the girl was left shocked after being "touched inappropriately".

The man was white, about 30, unshaven and wearing a black beanie hat, yellow fluorescent jacket and black trousers.