A 16-YEAR-OLD Huntingdon boy was assaulted in the town last Wednesday (March 9).

Cambridgeshire police said the incident happened at about 5.30pm in Mayfield Road when the boy was approach by a group of six youths and one member - a girl - shouted abuse at the victim.

Another member of the group, a boy, got off his bike and punched the teenager.

All of the group then ran off.

They were described as white and around 14. The offender was described as wearing a black hooded top.

Pc Steve Croft said: "This was an unprovoked attack and I would urge anyone with information about this group to contact me.

"Several people were with the offender and I would urge them to do the right thing and come forward."

INFORMATION: Contact Pc Croft on 0345 456 456 4 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.