Appeal launched after boy, 17, attacked in Stevenage underpass

PUBLISHED: 13:18 13 November 2018 | UPDATED: 13:18 13 November 2018

Essex Police have recovered the tipper truck and are investigating the inciden. Picture: Archant

Essex Police have recovered the tipper truck and are investigating the inciden. Picture: Archant


An appeal has been launched today after a 17-year-old boy was assaulted by a group of people in a Stevenage underpass.

The attack occurred at about 7pm on Thursday, October 18, when the boy was walking with three friends in the underpass near Asda, which leads to Cash Converters in the town centre.

The offenders – believed to be four males and two females – punched the victim before running off along St George’s Way.

PC Anthony Martin, who is investigating, said: “I’m appealing for anyone who saw the incident to come forward as you may have information that could help us to identify the offenders.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Martin by emailing or calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/47689/18, or report information online at

Alternatively, if you’d rather provide information anonymously, contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or through the anonymous online form at

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