West Midlands Police are investigating a report of an attempted robbery in Northfield on Wednesday 17th January, when two teenagers tried to steal a mobile phone from an 11 year old boy.
The incident happened at around 3.30pm when the boy was talking on his phone in the Northfield high street / Lockwood Road area.
A police spokeswoman said: “The boy was talking on the phone[…], when the two youths confronted him and tried to take his phone off him. One of the youths hit him around the face several times, but failed to get the phone off him.
“The youth who hit the boy is described as mixed race and around 13 years old.”
Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 giving crime reference number 20BW/13680F/18. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org