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

Aimee Jones

By Aimee Jones

Senior reporter based at the Shropshire Star's Shrewsbury office, covering Shrewsbury, North Shropshire and South Shropshire.

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