police are appealing for information after a 11-year-old boy was sprayed with “silly string” and assaulted in Morecambe.
The incident took place on Saturday October 20 between 3pm and 4pm outside Pound Fever on Euston Road, Morecambe, when the boy, who was with a friend, were walking through Morecambe town centre carrying an owl.
The boys were approached by a large group of teenage boys who began to spray them both with silly string.
The victims ran away, but the teenagers chased them punching one of the boys in the face.
PC Ben Hanley said: “This is an unusual incident which has occurred in broad daylight in the middle of the afternoon. I would appeal to anybody that witnessed to come forward.”
Call Lancashire Police on 101 quoting crime reference BB1203964.