Teen punched and has bag stolen after being approached by three men in Wellingborough park

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a boy was punched and had his bag stolen in Wellingborough after being approached by three teenagers.

The 16-year-old victim was at the bandstand in the Castle Fields park with four friends at about 6.30pm yesterday (Monday), when they were approached by three young black men who had their faces partially covered.

His four friends, two boys and two girls, ran off but the victim was then punched and had his bag stolen before the offenders made off.

The victim suffered no serious injuries.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously in the area at the time.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.