A gang of young thugs attempted to steal a young woman’s handbag and then attacked her boyfriend when he tried to protect her.
The 16-year-old victim and her boyfriend were attacked as they walked through Lilly Marriott Garden, off Barnes Heath Road, Crown Hills, Leicester.
A group of four youths approached the couple, asked the girl what she was carrying then tried to snatch her handbag. Her boyfriend intervened and was punched and kicked by the gang, suffering two bruised eyes……
…..The youths were Asian, 16 or 17, about 5ft 8in and of average build. They were all wearing dark clothing.