A GIRL aged 11 was attacked by a group of teenagers.

Police were called to the incident in Winterbourne Way, Worthing, at 3.45pm on Tuesday, October 5.

Initial reports stated an 11-year-old girl had been assaulted.

The victim told police she was attacked by a group of teenagers, suffering bruising to her face and body.

Her mobile phone was also damaged in the incident.

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the attack.

Anybody who witnessed the assault or has any information which could help with the investigation is urged to contact police online or by calling 101, quoting serial 934 of 05/10.