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Teenage boy ‘repeatedly punched and kicked’ by gang of youths

PUBLISHED: 17:24 11 April 2018 | UPDATED: 08:15 12 April 2018

Staniforth Road in Thetford where can teenager was assauulted. Picture Google.

Staniforth Road in Thetford where can teenager was assauulted. Picture Google.

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A teenage boy has been assaulted while walking with friends in a Norfolk market town.

The incident happened on Tuesday April 3 at around 5.15pm when the victim, a 13-year-old boy, was walking along Staniforth Road in Thetford with his friends.

At the junction of Fulmerston Road, he was approached by a group of 15 to 20 youths who chased him back onto Staniforth Road.

They then repeatedly punched and kicked him before stealing his mobile phone and hat.

Officers are keen to hear form anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information concerning the suspects.

Contact PC Harriet Lucas at Thetford Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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