August 3, 2020 10.24 am This story is over 45 months old

Teen assaulted by three men in Birchwood

Victim wouldn’t engage with police

A 19-year-old was assaulted by three men in an incident in Birchwood on Saturday, but he was not seriously injured.

The incident happened on Jasmin Road at around 11pm on August 1.

A passer-by told The Lincolnite that a police cordon was still in place close to Birchwood Avenue in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The victim was taken to hospital after the incident, but does not want to pursue the matter with police.

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police said: “Incident 684 of Saturday was the report of a man being assaulted by three other men.

“The victim was taken to hospital but his injuries have been assessed as not being serious.

“The victim, a 19-year-old, has wished not to engage with the police.”