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Teenager has head injuries after Teignmouth attack

Attack took place near Teignbridge Hospital

Boy, 16, arrested

Police are appealing for witnesses following an unprovoked attack on a teenager outside Teignmouth Hospital in Mill Lane.

The incident happened at  around 7.30pm on Wednesday 27 January.

It is alleged a 17-year-old boy was pushed to the floor and was stamped on and kicked. He has what police describe as 'serious head injuries' by way of a deep, four-inch cut on his forehead which required 15 stitches.

A 16-year-old boy from the Teignmouth area has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and is in custody.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or email 101@dc.police.uk quoting reference number CR/006855/21.

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