17 year old assaulted by two people

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 17-year-old boy was injured in Heywood.

Between 9.30pm and 10pm on Friday 10 January 2014, the teenager arranged to meet friends in a passageway opposite Iceland on Bridge Street before he was approached by two people.

He was punched before the victim managed to run away. They gave chase and the teenager ran into the road on Bridge Street where he was struck by a car. He was taken to hospital suffering from a broken shoulder and leg.

His bike was also stolen after the chase. That is described as being blue framed, had white handlebars, red alloy wheels and black tyres.

Anyone with information should phone police on 0161 856 8701 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.