Boy, 16, kidnapped by ‘group of men’ loses teeth and hair cut off in sick attack
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A teenager was left with a cut cheek, missing teeth and his hair cut off after being kidnapped by a group of males.
The 16-year-old boy was abducted in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire at approximately 3.30pm on October 29, Mirror reports.
Thames Valley Police said in a statement: "The victim was in the Loudwater area of High Wycombe when he was approached by a group of males and forced to get into a dark blue car.
"He was taken to another location and returned home several hours later having been assaulted.
"The offenders were all males and dressed in black, but at this stage, there is no further description available."
The boy had his iPhone 12 and a body-warmer stolen during the incident and suffered injuries.
He suffered a laceration to his right hand, a large cut to his cheek, which required stitching, as well as lumps to his head.
Two of his molar teeth were missing and his hair had been cut.
He was treated in hospital for his injuries, but has since been discharged.
Investigating officer Detective Inspector Emily Evans, of Slough CID, said: “I am appealing to anybody who was in the Loudwater area yesterday afternoon who believe that they witnessed this incident to please get in touch with Thames Valley Police.
“This happened in the middle of the afternoon, and I am sure that people will have witnessed this.
“I would also like to hear from anybody who may have been driving in the area to please check your dash-cam and contact the force if it has captured anything that can assist this investigation.
“This is a concerning set of circumstances, but at this stage of the investigation, we believe this to be an isolated incident.
“You will notice an increased police presence in the area while our enquiries continue, and if you have any information or concerns, you can speak to any of our officers.”
Witnesses are advised to report any information online or by calling 101, quoting reference number 43210489072. or to contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
They can also submit information or footage via the following link.
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