Boy, 13, seriously injured following attack by 'gang of youths'

Officers were called to reports of an assault on a Dundee street at around 6.45pm on Monday.

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A schoolboy has been taken to hospital after he was seriously assaulted by a gang of youths in Dundee.

Officers were called to the scene in the city’s Lothian Crescent area at around 6.45pm on Monday, October 3.

The 13-year-old sustained “serious injuries” and was taken to Ninewells Hospital for treatment.

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Police enquiries have indicated that a group of three male youths were responsible for the attack, and officers are appealing for anyone with information or potential footage from the area to come forward.

Detective sergeant Sean McCabe said: “This attack has left the victim with serious injuries and we are carrying out extensive enquiries to identify the males responsible.

“We ask anyone with information, which could assist our investigation, to please call police on 101, quoting incident 2087 of October 3.”