Saturday 22 July 2017

Teen suffers fractured hands, shoulders and legs after assault by gang armed with baseball bats

The attack happened in the Maryville Street area of Belfast
The attack happened in the Maryville Street area of Belfast
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A teenage boy has been attacked by a gang armed with baseball bats.

The boy (17) sustained facial injuries as well as fractures to his hands, shoulder and legs as a result.

It happened in the Maryville Street area of Belfast between 1am and 1.30am.

Detective Sergeant Keith Wilson said: "This was quite a reckless act and I would ask for the public’s assistance in bringing the perpetrators to justice.

"I would ask anyone who witnessed this incident, or knows anything about it, to contact non-emergency number 101, quoting reference number 100 of 11/05/17. Or if someone would prefer to provide information without giving their details, they can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers and speak to them anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

Belfast Telegraph

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