A TEENAGER has been attacked by knife wielding thugs in Colchester's Castle Park.

Police are appealing for information after a 17-year-old man was approached by two men near the St Peter's Street entrance of the park.

At about 8.30am, on Friday, February 1,  the men pulled out a knife and pushed the victim to the floor. 

The suspects were aged in their mid-20s.

One man was mixed race and of a slim build. The other was white, clean shaven with a push bike.

Anyone with any information call PC Dan Smith on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.