Police appeal after thugs attack teenage victim in Stratford - The Stratford Observer
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17th Aug, 2022

Police appeal after thugs attack teenage victim in Stratford

POLICE are appealing for information after men wielding bats and golf clubs robbed and attacked a teenager in Stratford.

The incident happened on Friday (June 4), at around 8,45pm, when the victim and a friend were sat in a car on Swans Nest Lane.

The group, reported to be holding bats and golf clubs, caused damage to the Volvo and then attacked the 17-year-old and stole his phone.

It is reported the suspects left in a silver Mercedes.

The teenager sustained facial injuries which required hospital treatment. They are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

Investigating officer, Det Sgt Gavin Wallwork said: “We’re appealing to anyone who witnessed this offence, which took place in a busy part of Stratford on a summer’s evening.

“At this stage, this is a believed to have been a targeted incident and we do not believe there is a wider threat to the public.

“If anyone witnessed the incident, please call Warwickshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 414 of 4 June 2021.”

Information can also be given anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their website.

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