Vicious attack on 14-year-old boy in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 09:47 15 September 2016 | UPDATED: 10:34 15 September 2016

An area was cordoned off by police.

An area was cordoned off by police.


A teenager was punched several times to the head in an attack in Welwyn Garden City yesterday afternoon.

Police were called at 5.50pm to Pollards Close in Welwyn Garden City yesterday.

A police spokeswoman said; “It looks like an offender has approached the victim in the green area at the entrance to Pollards Close.

“The offender has punched the victim several times to the head, knocking him to the ground, resulting in bruising to the left side of his face.

“The offender has then made off towards Knella Road.”

Any witnesses are asked to call police on 101 quoting crime reference number B1-16-3204.

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