Teenager suffers random beating

A TEENAGE boy was repeatedly punched in the arm by a hooded youth as he walked near to Coneygear Park in Eynesbury. The incident took place on Tuesday June 6 at 7.30pm when two youths walked towards the 12-year-old victim and shouted watch it and then

A TEENAGE boy was repeatedly punched in the arm by a hooded youth as he walked near to Coneygear Park in Eynesbury.

The incident took place on Tuesday June 6 at 7.30pm when two youths walked towards the 12-year-old victim and shouted "watch it" and then punched his arm. One of the teenagers held him and continued to punch him while the second held a bike.

The offender who punched the victim is described as white, aged about 16 years old, skinny build with black hair. He was wearing a black hoodie with the hood up and had a scar on his hand between his thumb and forefinger. The second youth is described as 5ft 4in tall, medium build with dark blonde overgrown messy hair. He was wearing a black T-shirt and trousers and had a black mountain bike.

INFORMATION: Anyone with information is asked to contact the central division help desk on 0845 4564564 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.