Sheffield teenager alledgedly hit in the face by a firework

by | Oct 25, 2022 | Crime, News | 0 comments

Officers in Sheffield are appealing for information following a firework assault on a teenager in Darnall. 

It is reported that on 9 October at around 5:30pm, a 14-year-old boy was in Darnall Community Park with a group of friends when they were approached by a group of teenagers holding fireworks.

The teenagers began chasing the group while aiming the fireworks directly towards them. 

One of these fireworks was set off, hitting the victim in the face, resulting in a cut to his eye and swelling which required hospital treatment.

Enquiries are ongoing but officers are keen to identify those involved and are appealing to anyone who may have been in Darnall Community Park around the time of the incident, saw anything that happened or has any CCTV footage to get in touch.

The group are described as being of an Eastern European background, wearing tracksuits.

Information can be passed to South Yorkshire Police via the online portal or by calling 101. Quote crime number 14/180996/22 when getting in touch.

Information can also be provided anonymously at independent charity Crimestoppers or by calling their UK Contact Centre on 0800 555 111.