The Malta Independent 3 February 2023, Friday
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Two 16-year-olds arrested over Valletta assault

Tuesday, 24 January 2023, 19:13 Last update: about 9 days ago

Two 16-year-old young men were arrested over the incident in Valletta that left a teenager grievously injured last Saturday.

Four minors were allegedly attacked on Merchant Street by a group of older youths, who dispersed before the police arrived. A parent of one of the injured boys, in a statement had said that the boys were attacked by a gang of older thugs for no reason at all.

The two 16-year-olds, who were allegedly involved, are expected to be arraigned on Wednesday, the police said. Investigations are still ongoing.

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