A 14-YEAR-OLD boy was assaulted and robbed in an incident in Brighouse, as police launch an appeal for more information.

The victim suffered minor injuries and also had his rucksack stolen in the incident in Bramston Street, between 4pm and 4.15pm, on Tuesday, May 24.

Two 13-year-old boys have been arrested in connection with the incident, but officers understand there were a number of people in the area at the time and would like to hear from anyone who witnessed what occurred.

Anyone who can assist this investigation is asked to contact PC 3427 Lawrence at Calderdale District CID on 101, quoting crime reference 13220280762.

Information can also be reported anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or online.