A TEENAGE girl has been attacked by three youths in Runcorn.

The 19-year-old was sitting under a footbridge when two girls scratched her arms and face and a boy pushed her against a wall.

The victim suffered minor bruises and scratches.

The assault happened between 1.30pm and 2pm on Friday, March 14 under a footbridge in Castlefields, which leads from Greenbridge Close to Hedge Hey.

None of the attackers, aged 14 to 16, said anything to the victim.

PC Paul Scott said: “The victim suffered minor bruises and scratches but thankfully didn’t require hospital treatment.

“I would urge anyone with information to contact me in order to progress the inquiries.”

Anyone with information should contact PC Paul Scott on 101.