The incident happened between 9am and 10am on Sunday, March, 28, when a 17-year-old boy was walking west along the fence line of a grassy area between Arran Drive and Charleston Drive in Dundee.
A red Seat car stopped on Arran Drive and five men got out and proceeded to assault the teenager.
Police have described this as an “unprovoked” attack reporting that no words were spoken between the victim and the attackers.
The boy required hospital treatment after suffering an injury to his hand and shoulder.
The suspects have been described as men aged between 18 and 21-years-old, and it is believed that they left the scene by getting back into the car and continuing along Arran Drive.
Constable Claire Gorman from Lochee Police Station said: “This was a senseless unprovoked attack which has left the teenager injured as a result. Nothing was said between the victim and the suspects who are believed to have left the area along Arran Drive in the vehicle.
“We’re eager to hear from anyone who witnessed the assault, or who saw the red Seat vehicle in the Charleston area of Dundee on Sunday morning, to come forward and assist with our enquiries.”
Anyone with information on the incident should contact police on 101 and quote incident number 1027 of March, 28, 2021.
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