Schoolboy assaulted on walk home from Derbyshire school

News from the police...
News from the police...

Police are appealing for information after a boy was assaulted as he walked home from school in Hadfield.

At about 3.40pm on Tuesday, February 24, the 13-year-old boy was walking home from school with his friends when he was grabbed from behind, pushed to the floor and kicked in the face.

The victim, who suffered swelling to his face, was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Police believe that there were a large number of people around Newshaw Lane at the time of the incident and are asking them to come forward.

Witnesses, or anyone with any information, is asked to contact PC Lisa Driver on 101, quoting crime number 8018/15.