WATCH: Police appeal after boy, 12, attacked with knife by group at Dudley park

By Dayna Farrington | Netherton | Crime | Published:

Police have appealed for information after a 12-year-old boy was attacked by a group with a knife in a Dudley park.

Netherton Park. Photo: Google Maps

The group attack unfolded on the young boy at Netherton Park at around 5pm on June 24.

He suffered three knife wounds to the head, a fractured arm and his phone was also stolen.

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault and released under investigation. A 12-year-old girl and another boy, aged 13, have been voluntary interviewed in connection with the attack.

West Midlands Police officers have now released footage of the attack and a boy they want to speak to in connection with it.

WATCH: 12-year-old boy attacked in Netherton Park

Appeal following assault in Netherton Park

PC Emily Wallin, from force CID at Dudley, said: "This was a nasty attack but fortunately the knife wounds were not serious.

"He was left with a fractured arm and the whole experience was extremely traumatic for him. I would urge anyone who can help our enquiries to get in touch."

Anyone with information is asked to call West Midlands Police, quoting crime reference number 20DY/146748P/20.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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