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Appeal for information following Nuneaton assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was assaulted at Snow Hill Recreation Ground, Victoria Road, Hartshill, Nuneaton on Monday (17 April) afternoon.

The incident occurred at between 1pm and 2pm. The boy, who is from Nuneaton, suffered minor head injuries.

A suspect has been identified and is due to be interviewed by police.   

Sergeant Neil Pearsall said: "We're keen to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident. We're aware that there is a video of the incident on social media and we're especially keen to speak to the person who filmed this as they might have information vital to our investigation."

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information that could help police with their enquiries is urged to call 101 and quote incident 379 of 18 April 2017. Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via  


Posted by Sam Cook, Operational Communications Officer

Published 20/04/17