Police are appealing for witnesses after a schoolboy was assaulted near to Clapham Leisure Centre.
At around 3:40pm on Monday (18 September) the ten-year-old boy was assaulted in Voltaire Road, SW4, as he was walking home from school.
The victim was grabbed from behind and then lifted up by the suspect.
The suspect then dropped him to the ground and kicked him several times.
The suspect is described as a white or a light skinned black male, with a scarred face. He was wearing green shorts and a green jacket with a hood.
The victim sustained some bruising and was distressed although he did not require hospital treatment.
Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call Lambeth CID on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC.
To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.