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Boy, 15, in serious condition after assault in Thamesmead

PUBLISHED: 09:24 03 June 2015 | UPDATED: 09:24 03 June 2015

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Police are appealing for witnesses

A TEENAGE boy is in a serious condition in hospital after being assaulted in Thamesmead.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack, which left the 15-year-old with head injuries. He is in a south London hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The assault happened in Manordene Road at 10.45pm on Saturday, and no-one has yet been arrested.

Detective Chief Inspector Gary Holmes, from Bexley CID, said: “We believe the boy was struck across the head with a weapon or other object.

“When police were called, the boy was surrounded by a group of people. We are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, was in the area or has any information to come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers free and anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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