A boy suffered a broken nose after he was assaulted in Swanwick.
Police are appealing for information after a the 12-year-old was punched in the face at around 3.30pm on Tuesday, March 5.
He was cycling along The Delves in, when he was approached from behind by three older boys.
He turned to look at them and one youth punched him in the face, breaking his nose. The youths ran off and the boy cycled away.
The boy did not get a good look at the youths, only that they were wearing school uniforms.
Anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.