Boy racially abused and headbutted in Corby

A boy was racially abused before being headbutted by another child in Corby.

Monday, 4th March 2019, 2:35 pm
Updated Monday, 4th March 2019, 3:40 pm

The incident took place between 4.20pm and 4.25pm on Thursday, February 21.

A 13-year-old boy was playing in a park near Brinkhill Walk when he and his friends were approached by a group of boys.

One of them racially abused the boy before he then grabbed his clothing and headbutted him in the face, causing bruising and swelling.

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The suspect is described as a white boy aged around 12, about 5ft tall and with blond hair.

A police spokesman said: “Anyone who saw the incident or has information about it is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101.

“Information can also be shared with Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555111.”