Boy, 15, stabbed at skatepark

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed at the skatepark at Dereham Recreation Ground

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed at the skatepark at Dereham Recreation Ground - Credit: Google Street View

Police are investigating after a teenager was stabbed at a skatepark in Dereham. 

The attack, which happened at the Recreation Ground off Station Road, took place on Thursday, December 30.

The victim, a 15-year-old boy, was assaulted at around 5.30pm and suffered minor injuries. 

He was subsequently taken to hospital for treatment, but discharged a short time later. 

Officers have described the suspect as white, of skinny build, aged in his late teens and about 5ft 3 tall.

He was wearing grey joggers and a grey hoodie with a navy gilet which had a red logo.

Police are appealing for witnesses, and are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the attack.

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They would also like to hear from people who were in area of the Recreation Ground between 5pm and 6pm, or those who may have noticed a man fitting the suspect’s description.

If you have any relevant information, contact Swaffham CID by calling 101, quoting crime number 36/96472/21.