POLICE are investigating after a woman in her 20s reported being assaulted in North Yorkshire.

The assault is alleged to have happened in or near Kingswood in the village of Markington, close to Ripon, between 5am and 6am on Saturday, police said. They also said the woman sustained minor injuries and did not require hospital treatment.

Anyone who saw or heard a disturbance around this time is asked to phone North Yorkshire Police if they have not already spoken to them. Call 101 and pass information to the Force Control Room, quoting incident number 12180063233.