A 15-year-old cyclist was treated for minor injuries after a firework was thrown at him in a Widnes park.

The incident is reported to have occurred in Victoria Park sometime between 7pm and 7.30pm on Monday (October 28).

The boy did not require hospital treatment.

Police attended the scene and were unable to find any trace of the offenders.

Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 550837.