Hampstead pupils investigated over violent attack

HAMPSTEAD school pupils are being investigated in connection with an attack on a builder outside the school gates. The Ham&High understands 11 pupils have now been arrested and questioned in connection to the assault, which happened on Westbere Road in Oc

HAMPSTEAD school pupils are being investigated in connection with an attack on a builder outside the school gates.

The Ham&High understands 11 pupils have now been arrested and questioned in connection to the assault, which happened on Westbere Road in October.

According to sources, there was a confrontation between the workman and a group of pupils as they walked past on their way home from school.

The victim ended up being chased and set upon by the youths, who punched and kicked him. He was left with a broken nose and bruising.

Deputy headteacher at Hampstead Mark Mayne said the school was doing everything it can to help police with the investigation.

Camden police have confirmed no-one has yet been charged.