Boy, 13, assaulted in Hastings play area

Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was assaulted in Hastings.

Thursday, 8th April 2021, 11:29 am

The 13-year-old victim was in the West Hill play area at around 4.50pm on Sunday, March 28, when he became involved in a brief discussion with a group of children.

As he went to leave, he was assaulted and suffered minor injuries to his face and head, police said.

On Thursday (April 8), officers investigating the matter said they were keen to speak to anyone who was in the park at the time and who saw what happened.


Anyone with any information is asked to contact police online or by calling 101 quoting serial 1092 of 28/03. Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.