Police hunt for gang after Jamie Watson, 15, was set upon in Ward End Road.


A schoolboy described how he was brutally kicked and punched by thugs in a suspected homophobic attack and said: “I feared they would kill me.”

Jamie Watson, 15, was hospitalised after suffering broken ribs, a fractured arm and cuts and bruising in the terrifying attack.

Jamie, who recently came out as bisexual, said: “The assault lasted five minutes. I was punched and fell to the ground, where I was kicked and punched all over my body including my head

Anyone with information is urged to call West Midlands Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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