Hatfield teen attack prompts police appeal

PUBLISHED: 08:59 05 August 2013 | UPDATED: 09:00 05 August 2013

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A TEENAGER was punched in the face in an attack in Hatfield.

Police say the 16-year-old victim was sitting on a swing using his mobile phone in Ellenbrook Park, off Walker Grove, when the attack happened last Monday.

It happened at around 7.15pm.

The youngster was punched in the face after he was approached by three men, who ran off toward Cunningham Avenue.

All three suspects are described as white, all aged between 18 and 20.

The trio were all between 5ft10ins and 6ft tall.

Anyone with information can contact PC Mark Essam on the non-emergency number 101 quoting crime reference B2/13/2371. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, the independent charity, anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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