A teenage boy has been arrested after a victim of robbery was allegedly punched and kicked for not handing over his football.

On October 9 a male victim was reportedly robbed at the Springfield Campus in Corsham, after refusing to give his football to the alleged attacker.

Police say a suspect is accused of threatening unlawful violence and assaulting the victim, by punching and kicking him.

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Police at the Springfield Campus earlier this yearPolice at the Springfield Campus earlier this year (Image: Wiltshire Police)

Officers from the local neighbourhood policing team have since been investigating the incident and have now arrested a 17-year-old boy from Corsham on suspicion of robbery.

The suspect was interviewed while in police custody in Swindon, and has now been released on conditional bail.

Police enquiries into the incident remain ongoing.