Appeal after teen attacked in Biggleswade park

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A teenager is in hospital after being attacked in a Biggleswade park yesterday (Sunday)

At around 8.30pm, the 17-year-old was on Eagle Farm Road, near the park, when he was approached by two men in a black Mercedes. They chased him into the park, assaulted him and stole his cigarettes before leaving.

The victim is currently in hospital as a results of the injuries he sustained, although his condition is not believed to be life-threatening.

Detective Constable Oly Tomlinson, investigating, said: “There are a number of houses that overlook the park, and so I am asking those living in the area, who may remember seeing anything suspicious, to get in touch. I am keen to hear from anyone who has any information about who is responsible.”

If you have any information, please call 101 or report online by visiting Alternatively, call independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.