A TEENAGER had parts of his hair shaved off and his bag stolen in at attack by a group of six others.

Police received a call at about 5.25pm on Wednesday, February 12, to reports of a robbery in Kentwood Hill, Tilehurst.

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It is understood that six males were involved in the attack.

Thames Valley Police originally reported that the 14-year-old victim did not need to go to hospital, but has since updated details to confirm that the teenager was taken in with injuries.

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A 15-year-old boy from Reading has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and released under investigation.