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Ilkeston Detectives appeal for information after Kirk Hallam assault

Posted on 3rd May 2017

Our detectives in Ilkeston are appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old boy suffered a fractured cheekbone in an assault on a Kirk Hallam skate park last month. 

The incident happened at around 3.50pm on Monday, April 10 at the skate park on Windsor Crescent. The victim was using the park with one of his friends when he was approached by a group of young males. After a short altercation he was punched several times in the head. 

The offender was white, aged between 14 and 16, about 5ft 6ins tall, of skinny build and with short brown hair. He was wearing a black Adidas Jumper, skinny jeans, black trainers and had a gold coloured chain round his neck. 

If you witnessed the incident or have any information please contact the investigating officer, DC Mike Novak, on 101 quoting incident number 17000155493. 

Alternatively send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website here

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