Worthing schoolboy attacked by knifeman on his way to school

A 14-YEAR-old schoolboy was targeted by a man carrying a knife and another attacker while on his way to school in Worthing on Wednesday morning (January 8).

Police are investigating the attack, which happened between Bulkington Avenue and Henty Road, Worthing, sometime between 8.20am and 8.40am.

The boy was approached by two black man and sustained slight scratches and torn clothing in the assault.

One of the men is described as 6ft tall, aged in his early 20s, of stocky build and wearing a grey hoody and grey tracksuit bottoms.

The other is described as about 6ft 2ins, aged in his early 20s, of skinny build and wearing a black hooded top and had a gold coloured square shaped ring on his middle finger on his right hand.

One of the men had a knife.

Nothing was stolen.

Detective Constable Julie Cox said; “The full circumstances and motive for this incident are not clear at present, and we are asking for any witnesses to contact us via 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 0522 of 08/1.”