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Police appeal for information after woman, 20, assaulted

A woman was assaulted and had her iPhone stolen during an incident involving several youths in Gloucester.

Gloucestershire police are appealing for information about the assault that took place in the early hours of Sunday morning (11 February).

"At around 4am, a 20-year-old female was assaulted on the junction of Station Road and Whitfield Street before having her silver iPhone 8 stolen," said a police spokesperson.

"A group of six youths are believed to have been in an altercation with the female which broke out after a disagreement and it's thought that this is when her mobile phone was stolen.

"The offenders are believed to have left in the direction of Eastgate Street.

"A 14-year-old boy from Gloucester, 15-year-old boy from Stroud, 13-year-old girl from Gloucester, 15-year-old girl from Cheltenham and two 14-year-old girls from Gloucester have been arrested in connection with the incident.

"It's understood that a blue BMW was seen in the area at the time and the occupants may have witnessed the incident."

Anyone with information should call the police on 101 or email quoting incident 100 of 11 February.

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