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Boy punched in the head during GBH attack in Prestwood

| November 22, 2018

A 16 year old boy was punched in the head during an incident of GBH in Prestwood on Friday 16th November 2018.

At around 9.30pm a 16 year old boy was with his girlfriend on the corner of Pepys Drive and Wycombe Road in Prestwood, outside a Sainsbury’s supermarket

The 16 year old boy was approached by what is believed to be a group of up to eight people who shouted at the boy and then assaulted him.

During the assault the boy was punched to the head and then whilst on the floor punched and kicked several more times. He also received a puncture type wound to his cheek, possibly caused by a weapon.

The 16 year old boy was taken to Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Aylesbury where he received treatment. He has since been discharged.

One of the offenders is described as being a white male, around 5ft 8ins tall, aged approximately 16 years old with dark hair. It is believed he was dressed in a black puffer style jacket.

Investigating Officer, PC Hugh Flanagan of Amersham station, said: ‘This was a scary experience for the victim, who was assaulted by a group of people and left with an injury requiring hospital treatment.

We are appealing for any witnesses who were in or around the area at the time that this offence happened.

Please get in touch with police if you think you saw or heard anything.

Thames Valley Police are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to call 101 and quote 43180351537. Reports can also be made online at https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/ or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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