From Devon & Cornwall Police:
Police are appealing for information following reports of an assault in Bodmin on Sunday 12 December.
It was reported that the incident took place at around 4pm took place in the alleyway to the side of the Asda store on Launceston Road.
A 13-year-old boy was reportedly assaulted by a group of teenage boys. He sustained injuries to the head and torso and was treated at hospital.
Officers investigating the incident are appealing for anyone who witnessed the assault to get in touch.
Anyone with information which may assist are asked to contact police on 101 quoting CR/108096/21.