West Mercia Police are appealing for information about an unprovoked assault on a youth in New Road, Rubery which occurred between 11pm – midnight on Monday 3 September.
The victim sustained minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment.
The incident occurred when three males, two wearing balaclavas, are reported to have assaulted the youth from behind, kicking him in the back and verbally threatening to harm him. This is believed to possibly be a case of mistaken identity. The assault is reported to have taken place after they followed the victim onto steps that lead to an alleyway called Callowbridge that emerges onto New Road.
Afterwards they ran off.
The alleged offenders are described as follows:
Male 1: early 20s, 5ft 11, slim build, wearing a balaclava, black long sleeved top, dark trousers, black and orange work gloves.
Male 2: late 20s, 5ft 11, large build, wearing a black padded leather bike jacket with red logo on chest area, and black and red leather biker gloves with plastic knuckle protection.
Male 3: wearing a balaclava and dark clothing.
Anyone with information is urged to call 101 quoting incident number 0879S of 3 September 2018. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org