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Canton Police seeking information after 12-year-old girl assaulted, robbed at local park

The suspect is described as a black male between 14 to 16 years old.
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CANTON, Ohio — The Canton Police Department is seeking information after a 12-year-old girl was assaulted and robbed at a local park Monday. 

According to police, the girl was visiting at Harmont Park during the 6 p.m. hour when she was knocked to the ground, kicked two or three times in the side and had her phone stolen. 

The suspect is described as a black male between 14 to 16 years old. 

Anyone with information on the suspect or the incident is being asked to the Canton Police Department at 330-438-4442 or by texting Canton followed by your tip to 8474111.