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Detectives are appealing for more information after a teenage boy was assaulted in Birkenhead.
At around 8.30pm last night (Wednesday 26 October) officers were called to a report of an assault on Park Road North.
It was reported that a group of boys who were riding pedal bikes were chased by males in a white vehicle.
One of the boys was forced off his bike and assaulted by a group of men driving a white smart car near Birkenhead Park.
The boy suffered several injuries to his head, face and body and was taken to hospital after the incident.
Extensive CCTV and witness enquiries are currently being carried out by officers in the area.
Detective Inspector Darren Hankin said, “This was an unprovoked attack which has left a teenage boy with a serious injury to his head.
“We are currently carrying out a number of CCTV and witness enquiries in the area and are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen the assault or any suspicious behaviour at around 8.30pm yesterday in the area of Park Road North.
“The incident happened on a main road near other stores where people would have been shopping or returning home. If you were near the park at the time of the assault and have any dashcam or CCTV footage, we would also like to hear from you as soon as possible.”
Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC on Twitter, call 101, quoting reference 22000788467.
You can also pass information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or contact them via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information
Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.
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