POLICE are appealing for information after a man and his girlfriend reported an alleged assault in a Barry park last night (February 24).

A 20-year-old man and his girlfriend, also 20, told police they had first been involved in a verbal altercation with a group of youths – believed to be around 14 years of age – in Pencoedtre Park, Gibbonsdown.

They reported that they were then punched.

The alleged incident happened at around 8.50pm.

Anyone with information should call Barry Police Station on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.