Teenager bailed after OAP attack

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A TEENAGER arrested in connection with an attack on a 63-year-old woman has been released on bail.

The 16-year-old suspect was questioned by police over the assault in Mowbray Park, Sunderland, on Saturday afternoon.

The woman suffered a cut to her eye and bruising, but did not receive hospital treatment.

A 15-year-old boy also suffered slight injuries.

A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police confirmed the 16-year-old had been released on bail “pending further inquiries”.

Any witnesses to the attack, which happened between 3.20pm and 3.30pm, are asked to contact the police on the 101 non-emergency number.

Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.