A TEENAGER was left with minor injuries after being assaulted by a group of other teenagers at the weekend. Police officers were called to a report of an assault on Uttoxeter Road in Blythe Bridge on Sunday afternoon with members of the West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) also in attendance. The teenager subjected to the attack was assessed and discharged at the scene into the care of a relative.
Staffordshire Police said that enquiries are still on-going and that they are appealing to anyone who may have any information on the incident to come forward.
A spokesperson from Staffordshire Police confirmed on Tuesday, December 10: “Officers were called to a report of an assault on Uttoxeter Road in Blythe Bridge at around 3.45pm, December 8.
“A teenager was assaulted by a group of other teenagers and left with minor injuries.
“Colleagues from West Midlands Ambulance Service attended the scene.
“Enquiries are on-going and anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 485 of December 8.
“Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”
A spokesperson for WMAS told the Times and Echo: “We were called to reports of an assault on Uttoxeter Road in Blythe Bridge at 3.33pm on Sunday (December 8).
“One ambulance attended the scene and assessed one teenage boy who had sustained a relatively minor injury.
“He was discharged on scene into the care of a relative.”
Meanwhile, Staffordshire Police announced yesterday that it was increasing it’s patrols in the Blythe Bridge area.
The spokesperson for the force said: “We are increasing patrols in the Blythe Bridge area to reassure the local community after recent reports of anti-social and suspicious behaviour.
“Come and say hello if you see us, and report any unusual behaviour by calling 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”
We are the only family run, independent newspaper and magazine business in Staffordshire, established 1896. We are home to three weekly newspapers – The Cheadle and Tean Times (aka The Stunner), The Uttoxeter Echo and The Blythe and Forsbrook Times.
We also produce Peeps into the Past, a bi-monthly nostalgic glimpse into our photographic archives, and three bi-monthly glossy lifestyle magazines – Stone and Eccleshall Life, Leek Life and Newcastle Life.
T. 01538 752214 or 753162
18 Tape Street, Cheadle, Staffs ST10 1BD
T. 01889 562479
5 Church Street, Uttoxeter, Staffs ST14 8AG (Uttoxeter Office is a postal address only) CURRENT OPENING TIMES
Mon & Tues 9am-11am