Lawrence Hill: Murder probe after teenager assaulted

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Image caption, Several roads successful the country person been cordoned off

A execution probe has been launched aft a teenage lad died successful an "assault" connected Thursday evening.

A witnesser told BBC Bristol they saw 3 teenagers warring successful Hayes Close successful Lawrence Hill conscionable earlier 18.30 BST.

Avon and Somerset Police said the unidentified unfortunate died astatine the country aft suffering "significant injuries".

Several roads successful the country person been closed and the unit confirmed the decease is being investigated arsenic murder.

'Significant injuries'

A spokeswoman said: "A young antheral believed to beryllium successful his precocious teens was recovered with important injuries.

"Sadly helium couldn't beryllium saved and died astatine the scene.

Image caption, There is simply a dense constabulary beingness successful the area
Image caption, The incidental happened successful Hayes Close

"While his individuality is not yet formally confirmed, his contiguous household are alert and our hearts spell retired to them successful their loss.

"They volition present beryllium supported by specially-trained officers.

"A cordon is successful spot and roads successful the country are closed to alteration officers to transportation retired investigations astatine the scene."

A witnesser who was walking location astatine the clip said they saw 3 teenagers "scrapping" successful the road.

They said initially they thought they were "play fighting" earlier "one of the boys fell to the floor".

The witnesser added: "The 2 different boys past ran disconnected - earlier 1 of them besides fell to the ground.

"When I realised it was a existent thoroughfare combat I got truly scared."

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