It was reported that the girl was walking close to Mossley West Train Station around 10.30 pm when she was approached by an unknown male who assaulted her.
The girl was able to run away from the man however sustained a cut lip and cuts to her knees as a result of the assault.
The male is described as being aged in his late 20’S, approximately 5’10” tall, of medium build with ginger stubble and bushy eyebrows.
He was wearing a grey track top and grey bottoms.
Detective Inspector Kelly is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who witnessed a male matching the description of the attacker in the area of Mossley West Train Station last night to contact detectives in Public Protection Branch in Strandtown Police Station on 101 quoting reference 1640 30/03/19.
Alternatively, information can be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.