Burnley student head-butted in park attack

POLICE
POLICE

A student was head-butted and repeatedly punched during a vicious assault in Burnley.

The 17-year-old victim who attends Burnley College was attacked in Bluegate Park, in Gordon Street, around 4-45pm on Saturday.

He was taken to the Royal Blackburn Hospital where he received treatment for a suspected broken nose.

• An 18-year-old man and 16-year-old youth have been charged with section 39 common assault in connection with the incident.