Mayor faces charges after attacking teenage vandals

The mayor of the village of Valy in east Bohemia faces charges over an attack on minors who were causing damage to municipal property, Prima TV reported. Mayor Dušan Doležal and some friends allegedly attacked three teenage boys who were throwing stones at a street light, leaving one of them needing treatment in hospital. The father of one of the boys has filed charges against the mayor and the other adults involved. For his part, Mayor Doležal denies the allegations of violence and said that the boy, who was 14, had been drunk at the time of the incident.

Author: Ian Willoughby