19 year old woman assaulted in car park

Officers are appealing for witnesses after an assault in Cannock last night (Monday 6 January).

Police were called at around 6.10pm after a 19-year-old woman from Cannock was assaulted on the car park of Chase Leisure Centre.

The suspects are a group of around 10 to 12 male and female teenagers.

The victim suffered minor facial injuries and a serious hand injury during the incident. She went to New Cross Hospital where she remains for treatment.

An investigation into the incident is underway and officers are keen to hear from witnesses.

Witnesses this incident or anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 600 of January 6. Alternatively, they can contact independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.