Boy, 11, in park attack
AN 11-year-old boy was attacked in South Park.
Police were called to reports of a disturbance in the park at around 8.30pm on Friday, May 6.
The incident involved a man and group of young people aged between 11 and 14.
An 11-year-old boy was allegedly assaulted during the incident and suffered bruising to his shin.
A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of affray after the incident
Officers are working with the boy and others in the park at the time as part of an investigation.
A spokesman said: “Police are speaking with witnesses to establish the full circumstances of the incident which occurred in the park. The victim appears to have received a minor injury.
“We’re speaking with everybody who was there including the victim to try and determine what happened.
“A man has been arrested on suspicion of affray and has since been bailed.
“We would appeal to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact police.”
Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting incident number 281 of May 6.