Police appeal after boy, 16, attacked in Perth park

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Police in Perth are appealing for witnesses after a teenager was attacked in the city’s North Inch.

The 16-year-old boy was left with minor injuries following the assault on Wednesday at 6.50pm.

A Police Scotland spokesman said there was a large group of teenagers in the area at the time.

He said: “The boy had gone with a friend to meet other friends at the Inch. A large group of teenagers were gathered together and the victim was assaulted by two boys.

“A witness shouted at the boys to stop and the victim suffered a small cut to his head and a black eye.”

The spokesman added: “Officers are trying to trace anybody else who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the assault or has information regarding those involved.

“We would like to speak to anyone who was there and can assist our enquiries,” he said.

Witnesses are urged to call police on 101 quoting case number CR/17966/19.