Teenager attacked in Rastrick

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old girl was assaulted.

The incident happened on Chapel Croft, Rastrick just before 7am when a man ran up behind her and attacked her.

She then fought back and screamed for help and the man made off towards Crowtrees Lane.

He is described as white, aged in his late 30s, of slim build and between 5’8”- 6” tall.

He had blonde hair and sideburns down to his chin.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Halifax CID on 101.