Boy in his early teens assaulted in Fakenham

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A boy in his early teens was left with facial injuries after he was assaulted in Fakenham.

The 14-year-old is understood to have been punched several times in the head by another teenager in a dispute over a girl.

Emergency services were called to Salmons Way in Fakenham at around 11.20pm on Wednesday, August 9, after reports of an assault.

When they arrived they found the boy had a bloody nose, bruising and swelling.

The ambulance crew confirmed they treated the teenager for facial injuries but he did not need to be taken to hospital.


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Temporary Inspector Sarah Jope at Fakenham police station said: 'This was an isolated incident where the parties are known to each other.

'If there were any witnesses we ask them please come forward with any information.'

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No arrests have been made and any witnesses should call Norfolk Police on 101.

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