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Colchester: Two men assault 17-year-old in park

17:40 11 February 2013

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A 17-YEAR-OLD man was assaulted by two men in Colchester.

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Police are seeking witnesses to the attack, which happened in Castle Park near St Peters Street, Colchester at around 8.30am on Friday, February 1.

The 17-year-old was walking through Castle Park when two men approached him and produced a knife.

The suspects pushed the victim to the floor.

The men are described as mid-20s. One man was mixed race and of a slim build. The other was white, clean shaven and had a bicycle.

Investigating officer, Pc Dan Smith said: “This was an unprovoked attack which took place first thing in the morning.

“The victim was understandably very shaken by this and I ask if anyone was in the area that saw anything to contact me.”

Call Pc Smith on 101 with any information or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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