Police would like witnesses to come forward after a man was punched and kicked in Andover.

The incident took place at around 1.45pm on Thursday 25 January, as the 20-year-old victim walked along a footpath which runs from Galahad Close towards Anton Lakes.

He was then approached and threatened by a young male before being punched and kicked.

The victim sustained a small cut to this right ear and a pain in his jaw.

The male is described as:

• white

• aged between 16 and 18 years of age

• around 6ft tall

• of slim build

• light brown hair

• wearing a shiny dark blue tracksuit and light blue trainers

He was in the company of another male, who was described as:

• white

• around 16 to 18 years of age

• of stocky build

• dark brown or black hair

• wearing a white hooded top

PC Sarah Warner said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who saw or has any information about what happened.

“In particular, we would like to speak to a man wearing a hi-vis jacket who was seen walking nearby towards King Arthurs Way – he may have information that could help our investigation.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting 44180032696.

Alternatively, people can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.

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