Teens hit by car and then attacked in Romford

Police are appealing for information

Police are appealing for information - Credit: Archant

A terrifying late-night attack left two teenagers in hospital after they were hit by a car and then assaulted by three men who got out of it.

Detectives are now appealing for witnesses to the 12.35am assault in Rush Green Road, Romford on Sunday October 11.

Following the attack, the three men, one of whom was armed with a baseball bat, got back in the light-coloured car and headed towards Dagenham.

They are described as white and were all wearing hoodies. The car had a possible part registration plate of 7J4.

The two boys, both 16, were treated for bruising at hospital before being discharged.

Anyone who witnessed the assault or has any information is asked to call Det Con Andy Swan, Romford CID, on 01708 779137 or 101 quoting reference 5415838/15.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.