Boy, 11, allegedly assaulted while trying to get football from church grounds

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An eleven year old boy was allegedly assaulted as he tried to retrieve his football from the grounds of a Bridlington church.

The boy was walking along Bessingby Gate at around 2.30pm on Saturday March 16 when he lost his football on the roof of St Marks Church.

The boy then reported seeing a group of four males with his ball.

One of the men is alleged to have assaulted the boy and thrown his glasses to the floor.

Police have appealed for witnessesor anyone with information about this to call the non emergency number 101 quoting crime reference number 1963724.