Teens assault security guard at Wicksteed Park

The teens punched and hit the guard after he asked them to leave

Monday, 9th November 2020, 3:17 pm
Updated Monday, 9th November 2020, 3:20 pm
The man was assaulted in Wicksteed Park

A security guard at Wicksteed Park was punched and hit by two teenagers after he asked them to leave the grounds.

The incident happened between 7.50pm and 8.20pm on Saturday (November 7) when the park in Kettering was closed.

The guard, a man in his 40s, challenged the two teenage boys while on patrol and asked them to leave.

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But the man was punched in the face and hit around the head and fell to the ground.

The boys continued to assault him and the man suffered facial injuries.

A police spokesman said the offenders were aged 15 to 17-years-old and made off on bikes towards Paradise Lane.

Northamptonshire Police is appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to call on 101 or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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