Halloween attack on teenage boy in Durrington

Halloween attack on teenage boy in Durrington


A 15-year old boy was attacked on a footpath by Tesco Extra, Durrington on Halloween, Thursday October 31st.  Police are appealing for witnesses.

The victim was riding a bicycle along the footpath connecting Tesco Extra, Durrington and Varey Road, accompanied by two 15-year old girls, when the assault took place between 9.20 pm and 9.45 pm.

The victim received a black eye and bruising to face as a result of the attack. There are believed to be three male suspects, all aged between 15 and 20.

The first suspect was 5′ 8″, of medium build, wearing a black sleeveless Nike body warmer, with a white Nike tick logo on the chest, grey hoody and grey tracksuit trousers. He also wore a ‘ghost face’ scream mask.

The second suspect was 5′ 8″ and of slim build. He was wearing a royal blue coloured hoodie with the hood up and a novelty face mask.

The third suspect was 5′ 9″ and of stocky build. He was wearing blue hooded style jacket with a zip at the front, white t-shirt, dark coloured skinny jeans and a grey coloured hi-top trainers on with red areas. He was also wearing a ‘satan’ style mask that was predominately red and black.

PC Lewis Dines said; “Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 or email: contact.centre@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1006 of November 1st. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”