POLICE are investigating after an assault took place during a fight between a group of girls.

Officers are appealing for witnesses after the incident, which took place in Falsgrave Park in Scarborough on July 1 at about 2pm.

A group of girls aged between 10 and 15 years old were fighting and police are appealing for help to find a man who intervened.

The man is described as white with a bald head and he had been sat on a bench overlooking the play area before the incident.

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote reference number 12180118019 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.