Boy, 16, attacked with metal bar

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A BOY of 16 was struck over the head with a metal bar during an attack when he was out with a group of friends.

The youngster was attacked on Wharf Lane, Chesterfield town centre, in the early hours of Sunday, March 25, and suffered injuries to the side of his head and ear.

A police probe into the incident is under way and a 28-year-old man has been quizzed over the attack.

Police said the suspect has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Officers looking into incident want to hear from witnesses or anyone with information about who was responsible.

n Information should be passed to Derbyshire Police on 101 or it can be given, anonymously, to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.