Victim assaulted by gang of youths in Sheffield sparks police appeal

Woodstock Road, Nether Edge.

Woodstock Road, Nether Edge.

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An assault victim who was set upon by a gang of youths in Sheffield has sparked a police investigation.

The incident occurred on Woodstock Road in Nether Edge where the victim was confronted by a gang of males, all aged between 14-17 years of age.

Officers from Sheffield South West Local Police Team are looking into the incident that happened on October 10 at around 11:30pm.

The male victim was punched in the mouth and to the back of the head.

One of the group was wearing a blue hooded type top, all aged between 14-17 years of age.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “If you did witness the incident, please could you contact PC Liles at Woodseats Police Station via 101 quoting crime reference number

K/100357/15.”