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Boy attacked at bus stop in Morecambe

Police are appealing for information after a 14 year old boy was assaulted at a bus stop in Morecambe.

The teenager was punched by another male in an unprovoked attack as he was waiting for a bus on Westminster Road at 3.10pm on Friday 29 March.

He then picked up a piece of slate and struck the 14 year old in the face causing a severe injury to his right eye.

The teenager was treated at Royal Lancaster Infirmary and was later discharged but he is continuing to undergo treatment.

Detective Constable Tris Hardwick said:

This was a nasty and unprovoked assault which has left the teenager with a serious injury to his eye, the full extent of which is still unknown.

“If anybody has any information about this assault or knows who is responsible please contact police.

– Detective Constable Tris Hardwick, Lancashire Police

A 16 year old boy from Morecambe has been arrested on suspicion of section 20 wounding and has been released on bail pending further enquiries