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Police probe two Shrewsbury attacks

By Aimee Jones | Shrewsbury | Crime | Published:

Two people were assaulted in Shrewsbury in separate incidents.

On Friday evening at about 8.30pm, a 16-year-old boy was attacked at the Tankerville Street end of Castle Walk.

Police said he was on his way home when he was set upon by a group of six or more people and had his hat and glasses taken from him.

West Midlands Ambulance Service treated the teenager for a serious injury to the cheek.

On Sunday evening, a man was attacked at the other end of Castle Walk by a group of four young people. He required medical treatment for a wound.

Anyone with information should call police on 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800555111 or crimestoppers-uk.org

Aimee Jones

By Aimee Jones
@aimeejones_star

News reporter based at the Shropshire Star's Shrewsbury office, covering North Shropshire, including Ellesmere, Whitchurch and Wem.

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