Three girls have pleaded guilty to assaulting a teenage girl with a crowbar at a Guildford park last year.

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Two Midhurst girls plead guilty to crowbar attack

They all they appeared at Guildford Crown Court last Monday (January 9).

They are Sophie Burrows, aged 19, who comes from Godalming, Lauren Coveney, 19, of Midhurst and a 17-year-old girl also from Midhurst, who cannot be named for legal reasons.

They were charged with causing grievous bodily harm in Guildford on July 9, last year.

A statement from Surrey Police said: “A 14-year-old girl was left with a head injury, a slight fracture to the nose, bruised ribs and two black eyes following the incident, which took place at Stoughton recreation ground in Northway around 7pm on Saturday, July 9.”

The girls are due to be sentenced on February 17.

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