Mother's plea to find attackers who slashed autistic son

A mother has sent out an appeal to find the people responsible for slashing her autistic teenager across the neck.

Margaret Finn wrote on her Facebook that Eamonn had been walking in the Pimlico area, in central London on June 4. She reported that he was subsequently attacked by three males aged "up to 22".

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Assault on autistic teenage boy 'random'

Police are seeking three men who assaulted an autistic teenager in Pimlico, in what appears to be a "random" attack. Detective Constable Krisan Kapur:

This appears to have been a random attack on a teenager who was heading to meet friends at a local youth club. I would appeal to anyone who saw the assault to contact police. It is fortunate that the victim's injuries were not more severe as he was slashed across the neck.

– Metropolitan Police

Anyone with information is asked to call Westminster CID on 07500 766464 or via 101. To remain anonymous please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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