Appeal for witnesses: Assault in Wake Way, Northampton
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Police officers are appealing for witnesses after a 12-year-old boy was assaulted in Wake Way, Northampton.
The incident took place between 8.30pm and 8.45pm on Saturday, September 4, near to the junction with Old Close, when a red Vauxhall Corsa pulled up alongside the boy and his two young cousins.
Two males got out of the car and chased the boy before assaulting him, causing him to fall to the ground. The offenders continued to punch the boy to the eye and kicked him in the back.
As a result of the assault the boy sustained an eye injury, which requires ongoing medical treatment. His cousins ran in different directions and were not hurt in the incident.
Officers are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident and has yet to come forward to do so as a matter of urgency. They would also like to speak to anyone who may have captured the assault on CCTV or dash cam footage.
Witnesses or anyone with information which could assist the investigation are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Incident number: 21000517920