A TEENAGER has been attacked by an armed gang in Redditch.

The incident is believed to have taken place some time between 3pm and 4:30pm on July 18 close to Redditch bus station and the cemetery off Plymouth Road.

A group of young men approached the 16-year-old victim and started punching and kicking him.

One of them was believed to have been carrying a knife and threatened the victim.

The 16-year-old male was taken to hospital for treatment after sustaining a black eye, a fractured elbow and a cut to his neck.

He was discharged from hospital shortly after.

Anyone with any information is being asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident number 0419s of 20 July 2018 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.