The incident took place on a residential road in London (Image: Google)
Two hooded thugs on foot and another man in a car reportedly followed the boy from his school to a park but police said no crime had been committed. The ordeal left the boy traumatised and "really shaken up".
Once he got home, he was really shaken up, really scared. He told me and my husband what happened and we immediately called the police
The boy's mum
His mother, who wishes to remain anonymous, shared an Instagram post describing the horror, which happened on Friday April 30, reports My London.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
She said, during the pursuit, the boy reached a basketball court in Beckenham, southeast London.
She added: "He saw the basketball court and saw two teenage boys playing basketball and he ran in there behind them."
"The two men then followed him into the tennis court and said to the teenage boys 'oh he’s with us' at which point he [the son] said 'I don’t know them'.
"When he ran into that court and those two boys were there, he thought they would protect me and they did. I would love to know who they were just to thank them.
"Once he got home, he was really shaken up, really scared. He told me and my husband what happened and we immediately called the police."
The trio of hooded men chased the boy into Croydon Road Recreation