Leeds police hunt man who assaulted female shop worker at Hawksworth Co-op

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Police in Leeds are hunting a man who assaulted a shop worker in Leeds this morning.

Officers were called to the Co-op in Broadway, Hawksworth, just before 7.25am to reports of an assault.

Police are still establishing the full circumstances, but said a female shop worker had been hit in the face with a bottle.

A spokesman said the victim had been treated by paramedics and taken to hospital.

Her attacker was described as a mixed race man who was aged in his mid 30s.

It is the second time this year that a female member of staff has been assaulted at the store.

Back in March, police issued an appeal after armed robbers threatened a woman at knifepoint and assaulted her as she was forced to open the safe.

Anyone with information on the latest incident is asked to call police on 101.

The teenagers involved in the incident left the train at Ben Rhydding station. Picture: Google

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