A 16-year-old boy suffered head injuries after being assaulted by a pair of youths in Forest Road, Walthamstow.

The teenager was rushed to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and has since been discharged.

The attack happened near Waltham Forest College at around 5.45pm on Tuesday (February 13) and officers did not release information until today.

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Police said: “The male is believed to have been approached by two other youths who assaulted him before fleeing the scene in the direction of Hoe Street.

“There have been no arrests.

“Officers from Waltham Forest investigate. Enquiries continue.”