Schoolboy (14) is attacked in Hapton

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A schoolboy was left with a cut lip after he was punched in the face as he walked home.

The 14-year-old was walking along Manchester Road in Hapton around 5pm last Friday with a friend when a black BMW stopped close to the junction with Castle Clough Lane. The driver got out and shouted at the youngster before assaulting him.

His attacker is white, aged between 30 and 40, around 6ft. tall and was clean shaven.

Anyone with information is urged to call Lancashire Police on 101 quoting log number 918 of May 9th.