Police hunt assault suspect

August 01 2021

POLICE are trying to trace a teenager they want to question about an assault on a boy in Downend.

Officers have warned people not to approach 18-year-old Rakim Fanty if they see him but instead to call 999.

They say he is wanted in connection with a "serious assault" on a teenage boy in the Badminton Road area of Downend on June 23.

Fanty is black, 5ft 8in and slim, with short black hair.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts should call 101 and quote the crime reference number 5221 140 799.