Boy, 15, arrested after serious assault of teenager

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm to another teenager

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm to another teenager. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm to another teenager who is in hospital after a serious assault in Dovercourt.

Essex Police were called to the scene outside a caravan park in Low Road at 8pm on Wednesday, July 15 after receiving reports of a serious assault.

The victim, another teenage boy, said he had been sitting at the bus stop when he was approached by a boy he didn’t know.

He was seriously assaulted and was taken to hospital for treatment to his shoulder and arm, where he remains.

A 15-year-old boy from Basildon was arrested at the scene and remains in custody for questioning.


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Police are asking any witnesses to come forward to assist with their enquiries, quoting incident number 1203 of July 15.

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