A teenager has been assaulted in Bures and police are now appealing for help into their investigation into the incident after two people were arrested.
Officers attended a park area near to Nayland Road, in Bures, at around 3.20pm on Sunday, July 17, following reports of an altercation between a number of individuals in the area in which a teenage male had been assaulted.
The victim was punched and kicked and suffered a head injury. He was taken to hospital for treatment; however, his injuries are not believed to be serious.
Two teenagers from the Colchester area were subsequently arrested.
A 13-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH) and possession of an offensive weapon. He has since been released under investigation.
A 15-year-old boy was also arrested on suspicion of ABH and subsequently released under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Sudbury Neighbourhood Response Team, quoting reference 37/45329/22, via:
Email – Melanie.email@example.com
Phone – Call 101.
Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form: www.crimestoppers-uk.org