Teenage boy's bike stolen after attack by gang of thugs

By Thomas Parkes | South Staffordshire | Crime | Published:

A boy has been left with cuts and bruises after he was beaten by a group of men.

It happened off Wolverhampton Road in Codsall.

The 15-year-old was walking with his bike, in Wolverhampton Road, Codsall, when he was pulled into an alleyway by a man.

The group then proceeded to punch the youngster in the face, along with kicking him, before they fled with his bike.

The boy ran to a nearby pub to get help after the attack, at around 6.15pm on Sunday.

The youngster was later taken to New Cross Hospital for treatment.

Anyone with any information should contact Staffordshire Police on social media or by calling 101, quoting incident number 513 of January 19.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
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