Penarth police are investigating a serious attack on a 17-year-old youth in the Wordsworth Avenue area of Penarth last night – (Wednesday April 11th).
The victim – who has not been named – was taken to hospital with serious injuries to his face and back
The attack is understood to have taken place at around 23:00 hours last night and local police are appealing for help from anyone who may have seen what happened.
Detective Inspector Terry Hopkins says: “We are appealing for anyone who witnessed the assault or who may have seen anything suspicious in the area just prior or afterwards to come forward. We know there were a lot of people in the area around the time in the incident, so we are asking anyone with any information – no matter how small – to get in touch.”
Anyone with any information should call the police on 101 and quote incident number 1800126058.
Further medical reports on the condition of the injured 17-year-old are awaited.