Teenager injured after serious assault near Horley cemetery


A teenager was hospitalised on Saturday after he was beaten up near a cemetery in Horley. Officers from Surrey Police are hunting two suspects following the “serious assault” in Church Road at around 12.45pm.

The area around the cemetery was cordoned off following reports of an assault.

This cordon remained in place for much of the day and has since been lifted, the force confirmed on Sunday.

The victim, an 18-year-old man, was taken to hospital where he was treated for head and arm injuries. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police said while the investigation is in its early stages, officers believe it was an isolated incident and are searching for two suspects.

The first is described as a white man, of large build, with blond hair. He was wearing a tight black top and light blue jeans.

The second suspect is described as a white man, with blond hair. He was wearing a blue hoodie and light blue jeans. Both men are described as being around 20 years of age.

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