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Teenager stomped on in brutal Hawthorn East park attack

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A 16-year-old boy was the victim of a brutal attack in a Hawthorn East park on Saturday night.

The teenager was hit with a pole and had his head stomped on at Rathmines Road Reserve at about 9.30pm.

Police say the boy has not sustained serious injuries.

Witnesses report a teen gang of Caucasian and African boys were responsible for the attack.

Police are investigating whether a string of robberies in Hawthorn on Sunday morning are linked to the group.

Phones, wallets and clothing were stolen.

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