Northland Police are investigating a serious complaint where a young female was allegedly assaulted in the Kerikeri Domain on Monday February 19.
The 16-year-old girl was approached by two other females around 1.50pm and assaulted.
"The offenders attempted to take her phone before dragging and kicking the victim on the ground," says a police media spokesperson.
"Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident in the domain or who saw two females acting suspiciously in the domain around that time."
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Constable Mark Roberts from Kerikeri Police on 09 407 9211.
You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.