Wednesday, 31 October 2018
The mother of a deaf schoolboy who had his hearing aid torn out and stamped on by a gang of bullies has said they should be ‘ashamed’.
Speaking for the first time about the incident, Simone Carter has condemned the youths who attacked her 10-year-old son Alfie last month.
A group of six older boys chased him near his home in Beechdale, Walsall, beat him up and then took his hearing aid out before destroying it. The unprovoked attack took place on Lister Road between 6.15pm and 7pm on September 28 and also saw Alfie kicked and stamped on by members of the gang. The Bentley West Primary School pupil has been deaf since birth and relies on his hearing aid and sign-language to communicate.