Asian teenager left with facial injuries after “completely unprovoked” racist attack in North Wales
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Saturday September 05 2015
The Daily Post reports on a “completely unprovoked” racist attack on an Asian teenager in broad daylight by a gang of youths in North Wales which has left the victim with facial injuries.
The 17 year old victim was walking up Richmond Hill in Holyhead on Tuesday 1 September 2015 at 11.50am when three teenagers, aged between 13 and 16, approached him. They shouted racist slurs at the Asian teenager before attacking him and leaving him with facial injuries.
The teen was left at the roadside following the assault before being to Ysbyty Gwynedd hospital by ambulance for treatment for his injuries.
Investigating officer PC Peter Grant from the North Wales Police said: “This was a completely unprovoked incident which has left the young man with facial injuries. We are treating this incident as a racially motivated assault and our enquiries are ongoing, including the reviewing of CCTV footage. We are urging anybody who may have information regarding the three individuals to contact us immediately.”
Anybody with information should call the police on 101 quoting the reference number RC15133621.