Ten-year-old boy attacked by a group of youths in a Washington park
Northumbria Police are investigating after a gang of youths leave a 10-year-old with minor injuries during an attack.
The incident took place shortly before 5pm on Sunday, September 27 in a park on Albany Way in Washington.
The 10-year-old boy was approached by a group of other children, thought to be around the same age, who kicked and pushed him – causing minor injuries.
A spokesperson for Northumbria Police said: “Shortly after 4.50pm yesterday (Sunday) we received a report a 10-year-old boy had been assaulted in a park in Albany Way, Washington.
“It was reported the boy had been approached by a group of other children, thought to be around the same age, who have pushed and kicked him, causing minor injuries, before he was able to get away and make his way home.
"Anyone with information is asked to contact police by visiting the Tell Us Something page on our website quoting log 708 270920.”