Lad set on in alleyway

A lad was set upon by a group of eight youths in alleyway on Monday, January 14.

The group started throwing snowballs at him and making racist comments before punching him and kicking him. The victim identified the main offender, who was then interviewed by police.

The incident happened in an alleyway between Mornington Crescent and Temple Drive at about 4.30pm, said police.

A resident also reported having snowballs thrown at her window at around the same time and police think it may have been the same group. If you saw anything call 101 giving the incident number 000732-14012013.