Police Appeal for Witnesses Following Alleged Assault in Redcar

Police are appealing for witnesses following a reported assault in Redcar.

The incident occurred at around 10pm on Friday 11th October on the public footpath at the rear of Wheatlands Primary School on Hundale Crescent.

As a result of the incident, a 16-year-old boy suffered facial injuries. He received treatment at James Cook University Hopsital and has since been released.

Three males aged 16, 17 and 18 have today been arrested on suspicion of assault and remain in custody whilst enquiries are ongoing.

Officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or has any mobile phone footage to contact DC Darren Lee on the non-emergency number 101, quoting the event number 175603. Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/.