A Corsham boy has been arrested on suspicion of the violent robbery of a football.
The incident took place in the vicinity of Springfield Community Campus park at approximately 1.50pm on the Monday (9 October).
At the time, it was reported that a 17-year-old boy student from The Corsham School was approached by a group of males and threatened – before being assaulted.
Officers have since arrested a 17-year-old local boy on suspicion of robbery. He was taken to Gablecross custody for questioning and released on conditional bail.
In a post on social media, Wiltshire Police say the attack happened because “the victim wouldn’t give him his football”.
Anybody with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference 54230107852.
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