Wellingborough teenager left needing stiches after rock thrown at his head

The assault took place in Bassett's Park

Friday, 30th July 2021, 3:44 pm
Updated Friday, 30th July 2021, 3:46 pm

A teenager was hospitalised after a rock was thrown at his head while he walked through a Wellingborough park in the early evening of Sunday, July 25.

The assault took place in Bassett's Park at about 6pm when the 13-year-old had the missile thrown at him, causing a head injury that required stiches.

A spokesman for Northants Police said: "On Monday, July 26, the force received a report of an assault on a 13-year-old boy in Bassett’s Park, Wellingborough, which occurred shortly after 6pm on Sunday, July 25, in which a rock was thrown at him causing a head injury which required stitches in hospital.

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"Investigations into the assault are under way, anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 regarding incident 21000421483."

Bassett's Park, Wellingborough