Boy requires surgery after assault in St Leonards

A teenage boy needed surgery to stabilise a broken ankle after he was assaulted by another youth in St Leonards.

Thursday, 31st October 2019, 7:47 am

Police said it happened at the junction of the A2102 London Road with Springfield Road at about 4.20pm on Wednesday, October 23.

A 15-year-old boy suffered a broken ankle which later required surgery.

Police now want to speak to anyone who saw what happened.

In particular, officers would like to speak to the driver of a white van believed to have stopped in Springfield Road while waiting to turn left onto London Road.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who may have dash-cam footage that captured it is asked to contact Sussex Police online or by phoning 101, quoting serial 879 of 23/10.