Teen arrested after schoolboy chased with knife in Barton Seagrave

Police have arrested a 15-year-old after a boy was punched in the face then chased with a knife while walking home from school.

Thursday, 14th March 2019, 2:04 pm
Updated Thursday, 14th March 2019, 2:06 pm
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The boy was in Barton Road, Barton Seagrave, when he was approached by a gang of boys. They threatened him and then punched him in the face.

The offender then got a knife from a plastic box that had been passed round the group and chased him with it.

Thankfully, the victim escaped.

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The incident happened between 4pm and 4.05pm on Thursday, March 7.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting crime reference number 190001 18439.