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Woman grabbed by throat and kicked in Teesside attack

A woman was grabbed around the throat and kicked when she was set upon in an early morning attack on Teesside.

The 21-year-old was walking in Sedgebrook Gardens, Middlesbrough, at about 0420 GMT on Friday when she was attacked by a man.

Cleveland Police said it was only when she screamed that her attacker let her go and ran off in the direction of Fulbeck Road.

Her assailant was in his 20s with stubble and was wearing a woolley hat.

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