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Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault of a boy on a bus in Southampton

The attack took placeat around 5pm (Sunday, 20 November).

Police Are Appealing For Witnesses To An Assault Of A Boy On A Bus In Southampton

The boy, aged 13, was sitting in the bus, parked at the bus stop in Kendal Avenue at the junction with Cuckmere Lane, when a glass bottle was thrown by a group of youths at the window next to him.

Police Are Appealing For Witnesses To An Assault Of A Boy On A Bus In Southampton

This caused the window to break, and the boy suffered facial injuries from the shards of glass.

Police Are Appealing For Witnesses To An Assault Of A Boy On A Bus In Southampton

A 13-year-old boy from Southampton has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and criminal damage to property valued under £5,000 and was bailed while enquiries continue.

Police Are Appealing For Witnesses To An Assault Of A Boy On A Bus In Southampton

Sgt Loraine Stockham from Southampton West Neighbourhoods Policing Team said:
“We believe the victim and the group were known to each other and that this was an isolated incident.

Police Are Appealing For Witnesses To An Assault Of A Boy On A Bus In Southampton

“We know there were a number of witnesses so I would encourage them to contact us with any information or mobile phone footage they might have.

Police Are Appealing For Witnesses To An Assault Of A Boy On A Bus In Southampton

“Similarly, if anyone has dash cam, CCTV or ring doorbell footage, please get in touch.”

Police Are Appealing For Witnesses To An Assault Of A Boy On A Bus In Southampton

Call us on 101, or report on the police website quoting 44220471656.
 

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