Chichester schoolboy injured in ‘unprovoked attack’

A 13-year-old boy was attacked in Chichester this week.

According to police, the boy was sat on a wall in Basin Road near Chichester Police Station at around 11.15am on Thursday (June 16) when the incident happened.

Police say a boy struck the victim with a blade, believed to be wrapped in tape. He then ran off in a westerly direction.

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Afterwards, the victim went to school where his injuries were treated, his parents were called, and the attack was reported to police.

Schoolboy attacked in Chichester

A spokesperson for Sussex Police called it an ‘unprovoked attack’.

A boy has been arrested and released on bail until July 11, police say.

If you have any information please contact police online, or call 101, quoting serial 673 of 16/06.