POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an 18-year-old woman was robbed in Billingham today (Wednesday, December 5).

The robbery happened at around 11.50am on Hylton Road, Billingham, between the junctions of Hollinside and Blakeston Road.

Two white men, dressed in dark clothing, are alleged to have attacked the lone woman, assaulting her and stealing items from her.

The woman suffered facial injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on our non-emergency number 101, quoting incident number 222119.