Teenager attacked after being chased into grounds of Thetford primary school

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A teenager was hit in the face by a man after being chased into the grounds of a primary school in Thetford.

The 14-year-old victim was sitting with a friend outside Redcastle Family School, in St Martin’s Way, Thetford on Sunday between 5.15pm and 5.45pm when they were approached by two men who asked what they were staring at.

The teen and his friend then ran off and jumped over a fence into the school grounds where they were followed by the two men.

One of the suspects hit the victim in the face causing him to fall to the floor before kicking him in head.

The victim suffered a small cut to his eyebrow, grazing on his eye lid and a swollen red cheek and eye.

The attacker is described as white, aged 18 and about 6ft tall.

Officers are keen to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information concerning it.

Witnesses should contact PC Natasha Donnelly at Thetford Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.