The lad was targeted in Barshaw Park, Paisley (Image: Google)
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The youngster was enjoying his time with his gran and aunt on Good Friday when the vicious yobs struck in broad daylight. The thugs punched and kicked the lad, and dragged him to the ground, Daily Record reports.
The victim was left bloodied and bruised after the broad daylight rage in Barshaw Park in Paisley, Scotland.
Police now want to identify those responsible.
A spokesman said the “four other boys”, believed to be as young as just 11, ran off towards the park’s golf course after the sickening attack.
One of the attackers was wearing a green Celtic top, another a grey hoodie while the other two were dressed all in black.
Inspector Tracy Harkins, at Paisley police office said: “We are investigating after an 11-year-old boy was assaulted by a group of four other boys at Barshaw Park.
“The victim was with family members when he was attacked by a group of four other youths who then made off from the scene.
“He sustained minor facial injuries and has been left distressed by what happened.”
She added: “If you witnessed the incident or saw four youths in the area matching the description then we would like to hear from you.”