Tyne & Wear

Teenager bitten on lip by women in Newcastle street

A teenage girl was pushed to the ground by two women and bitten on the lip in Newcastle.

The girl, 17, was attacked by the unknown pair on Ryal Walk in Kenton at about 21:00 BST on Friday, Northumbria Police said.

Officers said the women approached her from behind, dragged her to the ground and punched her before one bit her lip.

The teen was treated at the Royal Victoria Infirmary for bruising and facial injuries.

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