Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a 16-year-old boy was assaulted at the Orbital Shopping Park yesterday evening (Wednesday 14 September 2016).
Around 7.15pm police received calls from the public reporting a number of youths attacking a teenage boy close to the shopping area on Thamesdown Drive.
Officers arrived and found the victim near by; he had received a broken nose and finger and cuts and bruises to his face.
PC Beckie Diamon said: “This is a particularly nasty attack in a very public area.
“This is a very busy area , someone must have seen something. We would like hear from anyone who heard or saw anything suspicious on Thamesdown Drive and/or the footpath near Eastbury Way at this time.
“Please come forward if you can help with our enquiries.”
If you can help with our enquiries please contact police on 101 or anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.