Wellingborough yobs throw firecrackers at family in 'racially aggravated' incident
Fortunately nobody was injured
Three yobs hurled abuse towards a family before throwing firecrackers at them in what police say was a racially aggravated incident.
Officers are appealing for information after the shocking attack at The Embankment on Friday (July 17).
The boys - aged between 10 and 11 - followed a family with young children between 4pm and 5pm as they visited an area by the River Nene.
They were verbally abusive towards the family and threw firecrackers at them, with one hitting a 40-year-old woman on her arm.
A police spokesman said: "Fortunately, this did not cause any injuries.
"All three boys were white and aged between 10 to 11 years.
"One boy had ginger hair and was riding a bicycle and the other two had scooters."
Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101 quoting reference number 20000368305 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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