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Witnesses sought after assault on 12-year-old

Posted on 6th November 2018

We’re appealing for witnesses after a 12-year-old boy was assaulted by a group of youths in Markeaton Park on Wednesday, October 24.

The incident happened at around 5.15pm when the group approached the boy and assaulted him, leaving him with minor injuries.

One of the youths is described as a white male around 5ft 8ins tall and of stocky build with short blonde hair.

It is reported that an elderly man, who spoke with a Welsh accent and used a walking stick, helped the boy who had been assaulted.

If you are this man or know who he is, or have any other information about the incident please get in touch.

Please quote the reference number 18000512838 and the name of the officer in the case, PC Jacob Callow, in any correspondence.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

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