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Witness appeal after teenager is assaulted outside Mackworth home

Posted on 31st January 2017

Our detectives are asking for information from the public after a teenager was assaulted by a group of youths outside a house in Mackworth.

The 16-year-old boy had been at a party at an address in Mornington Crescent and was heading home when he was stopped by the group outside.

A short time later, he was punched and kicked by some of the group, who then ran off.

The assault happened at about 12.15am on Sunday, January 29.

We want to hear from anyone who witnessed it or who might have seen the group of youths – who were dressed mainly in dark clothing and hoodies – running off in the area.

If you can help in any way, call DC Kelly Edwards on 101, quoting reference 17000040264.

Alternatively, send her a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of our website

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Do you need a quick answer to a general question? Then we recommend you visit the national Ask The Police web site.