Witnesses sought after teenager is assaulted in Scarborough

The assault happened near the Westway and High Street junction.
The assault happened near the Westway and High Street junction.

Police are investigating an assault on a 14-year-old boy in Scarborough.

The teenager was injured and his mobile phone was damaged during the assault which happened at around 4.40pm on Friday near to the junction of Westway and High Street in the Eastfield area.

The suspect is described as a white boy aged around 15 with brown hair. He was wearing a black hooded top with grey tracksuit bottoms. At the time he was in the company of a second youth who was also white, about 15 years old with blond hair. He was wearing a white hooded top with grey tracksuit bottoms.

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for David Williamson or email david.williamson@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk.

To remain anonymous pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and use the North Yorkshire Police reference number 12180195823.