Boy, 13, slapped by man in Corby park

A 13-year-old boy was slapped by an unknown man as he sat in a park in Corby.

Wednesday, 10th August 2016, 12:30 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th August 2016, 1:35 pm
Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

The incident took place in the park next to Kingswood Community Centre shortly before 9pm on Sunday, 3 July.

Now, more than a month on, police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

The teenager was sat on a swing in the company of friends when he was approached by an unknown man who was with a small child.

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The man slapped the teenager and pushed him to the floor before leaving the park and heading towards the Kingswood Estate.

The offender was a black man, aged in his 30s, about 5ft 6ins and of thin build, with short dark hair.

He spoke with a London accent and had a small sword tattoo on his neck.

Witnesses or anyone with information about this incident can contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.