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Footage shows group of elderly men thrashing a teenager with sticks

Bad grandpas: Footage shows group of elderly men thrashing a teenager with sticks in shocking park fight

  • Vicious group assault happened in Phoenix Park in Wolverhampton on Sunday 
  • Witnesses said teenager assaulted one of the men before they turned on him 
  • But West Midlands Police said the circumstances were ‘still under investigation’ 

Footage has emerged showing a group of elderly men thrashing a teenager with sticks in a shocking park fight. 

The vicious group assault, which is being investigated by police, happened in Phoenix Park, Wolverhampton, on Sunday afternoon.

Witnesses said the teenager had assaulted one of the men before they turned on him, but police said the circumstances ‘remain under investigation’. 

The footage was shot in Phoenix Park, Wolverhampton, and shows the men attacking the teenager with sticks (circled) 

The clip shows the young man being thrown around by a large group of elderly men.

One of the attacker appears to strike the young man with his walking stick, before a second one hammers him with another object.

Thuds and smacks are heard echoing across the park as a woman screams.

The young man eventually gets to his feet and walks away from the onslaught.

West Midlands Police have confirmed they are investigating the incident, which left the teenager with cuts and bruises.

A spokesman said: ‘Police are investigating after a teenager was assaulted near Phoenix Park, Dudley Road, Wolverhampton, on Sunday afternoon (7 July).

‘A 17-year-old boy suffered cuts and bruises following disorder involving a group of men.

‘The incident was reported to officers two days later and enquiries are underway.’  

One of the attacker appears to strike the young man (middle, bending over) with his walking stick, before a second one hammers him with another object

The young man eventually gets to his feet and walks away from the onslaught (far right) 

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