Two arrested after Clifton teen assault

By Antony Clay | 27/10/2017

Two arrested after Clifton teen assault

TWO 16-year-olds have been arrested following an assault on a teenage boy.

Detectives investigating the attack on the 14-year-old in Rotherham are still appealing for a witness they believe could hold vital information.

The teenager was walking home from school along Middle Lane South, Clifton, at around 3.30pm on Wednesday, October 18, when he was assaulted.

He suffered serious facial injuries.

Now, two 16-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of assault and have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Police want to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident and are keen to trace a woman who stopped her car to help the victim after the assault.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 311 of October 23.

The fact you are here means you are interested in what goes on in your town.

We want to continue holding local authorities to account, attending court and council meetings, as well as providing breaking news, competitions and offers – but it costs money. Online advertising does not cover costs, therefore we feel the need to ask for your help in ensuring we can provide the best possible coverage, online and in our printed products.
For as little as £1, you can support the Rotherham Advertiser – and it only takes a minute.
Click here to support local news.

Spotted something we should know about?

Call our Newsdesk on 01709 768146
Or email
Message us on Facebook