Police Tape

Hampshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Andover in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday 9 May).

A 22-year-old man was walking along River Way, Andover, to meet his girlfriend from work at 3.20am when he passed two men.

One of the men assaulted the victim punching him in the face, before both men ran off.

The 22-year-old suffered cuts and bruising to his face.

The attacker is described as being white, aged between 20 and 30, around 6ft tall and very skinny.

He was wearing a red top and blue jeans.

The other man is described as being white, aged between 30 and 40 and around 5ft 10ins tall. He had short grey hair and was wearing a yellow hi-vis jacket.

We would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the assault or who may have seen two men matching this description in the area this morning.

Anyone with information is asked to contact us on 101, quoting 44170172573, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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