Boy faces assault trial

13th April 2001 at 01:00
A 10-year-old Ipswich boy is set to face trial on a charge of racially-aggravated assault, after legal attempts to overturn the move were rejected in a judicial review. Counsel for the boy known only as 'H' - claimed the incident arose from "tit-for-tat name-calling between children." H's victim claims he was punched twice in the back and called a 'Paki bastard'.

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