Police appeal after schoolboy assaulted in Bedford

British Police Tape In Front Of Red Post Box, Shallow Depth of Field

Bedfordshire Police have issued an appeal for witnesses after a schoolboy was assaulted in Bedford earlier this month.

The victim was walking home from school around 3.30pm with his brother along Queen’s Street on Wednesday, 18 May when two men emerged from an alleyway.

They attacked the schoolboy but were interrupted by a passer-by who intervened. Two men have been arrested and bailed with conditions as part of police enquiries.

Detective Sergeant Jo Barkat, investigating, said: “We believe this to be an isolated incident, however, we would like to speak to the passer-by who intervened as we believe they can help with our investigation.”

If you have any information to support this enquiry, please call 101 or use the force’s online reporting centre and quote 40/17321/22.

You can also give information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via Crimestoppers.

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