Appeal after young girl reportedly kicked and punched by group of boys in Great Park

'The Lanes' footpaths at Great Park | Image from Google Maps

West Midlands Police have confirmed they are investigating a report of an attack on a young girl as she walked home through a short cut in the Great Park area of Rubery last week.

The attack is reported to have taken place at around 7pm on Tuesday 13th November on a pathway close to the Colmers Astroturf on Park Way – an area known locally as “The Lanes”.

It is believed the girl was walking home from football practice when a group of boys ‘jumped out of bushes’ and began punching and kicking her. Fortunately, the girl was not seriously injured but reportedly suffered a black eye and bruising.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Midlands Police on Live Chat at (8am – midnight) or to call 101 any time. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit Please quote crime reference 20BW/267552A/18


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