Teenager assaulted as men try to grab girl in Colchester

Teenager assaulted.

Teenager assaulted. - Credit: Archant � 2009

A teenage boy was assaulted by two men after they tried to grab a female friend’s arm.

The boy, 15, was walking along Affleck Road, Colchester, with a 14-year-old girl around 9pm on Saturday.

The two men grabbed the girl’s arm and threatened her, before assaulting the boy and leaving him with a bruised face and grazed hand.

He did not require medical treatment.

The men left the scene in a grey transit van.

Anybody with information should contact PC James Pamment at Colchester on 101 quoting incident 1017 of January 17.

People can also give information to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.