A TEENAGER was assaulted as he walked towards the subway opposite St Gregory’s High School on Wednesday.

The 16-year-old was by approached by three youths at 6.45pm with one of them grabbing the teen.

The victim received a small puncture wound to the face, which is believed to have been caused by a blade, and was later treated at Warrington Hospital.

Sgt Andy Evison said: “I’d like to reassure the community that this was an isolated incident and a 16-year-old boy has been arrested in relation to this.”

Cheshire Police is urging anyone with information to come forward.

Call DC Tracey Short on 101 quoting incident number 836 of April 2 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.