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Police Seek Help After Teen Was Hit In Head With Metal Bar

13th November 2019
News, Mansfield

Officers are appealing for information after a 17-year-old boy was hit in the head with a metal bar and kicked after being robbed.

He was approached by three youths in Carr Bank Park, Mansfield, at around 5.30pm on Monday 11th November and was ordered to hand over his belongings.

He gave them cash and walked off but they then chased and attacked him.

The victim was taken to King's Mill Hospital, Sutton-in-Ashfield for treatment to his injuries, which were not life-threatening or life-altering. He has since been discharged.

 

Detective Sergeant Matt Scott, who is leading the investigation, said: "This was a nasty attack which left the victim with cuts and bruises to the head and body - despite him having handed over his cash.

"He was chased then beaten and kicked and stamped on and hit with a metal bar.

"The incident happened in a public park so there may well be witnesses who have not yet come forward. I would urge them to speak to us as soon as possible as their help could be vital in tracking down who is responsible for this robbery."

 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 682 of 11 November 2019, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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