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Teenage Boy Assaulted in Andover – Police Appeal

  Were you in Pilgrim’s Way Park in Andover early in the morning of Monday, March 24?   Police are appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old boy was assaulted at about 7am as he walked his dog through the park.   A unknown young man then shouted as him and punched him twice to the face and held him down before jogging off.   The victim was lft with a swollen lip and a loose tooth.  The offender is described as black, aged in his early 20s, of a slim to medium build, about 6ft tall and had a local accent. He was wearing black formal trousers, a black hooded top, a black beenie hat and a black scarf around the lower part of his face.   PC Natalie Pughe said: “There may have been many people around at this time, either on their way to work or walking their dogs.  “I would like to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything that could help with this investigation.” Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Pughe at Andover Police Station on 101 or call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously. 

 

Were you in Pilgrim’s Way Park in Andover early in the morning of Monday, March 24?
 
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 14-year-old boy was assaulted at about 7am as he walked his dog through the park.
 
An unknown young man then shouted at him and punched him twice to the face and held him down before jogging off.
 
The victim was left with a swollen lip and a loose tooth.

The offender is described as black, aged in his early 20s, of a slim to medium build, about 6ft tall and had a local accent. He was wearing black formal trousers, a black hooded top, a black beenie hat and a black scarf around the lower part of his face.

PC Natalie Pughe said: “There may have been many people around at this time, either on their way to work or walking their dogs.“I would like to hear from anyone who may have seen or heard anything that could help with this investigation.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Pughe at Andover Police Station on 101 or call the charity Crimestoppers line on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.

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