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11-year-old assaulted while playing football

The child was playing at Hamesmoor park near Mytchett Primary School Credit: ITV Meridian

Surrey Police is appealing for witnesses after an 11-year-old child was assaulted while he was playing football with friends in Camberley last Wednesday.

The boy was playing football with two friends at Hamesmoor park near Mytchett Primary School around 11-25am when two older teenagers asked to join them. The older youths, believed to be aged 18 and 19 years, became annoyed after it became apparent they were losing the game and one of them pushed the victim forcefully to the ground. He was treated for his injury at Frimley Park Hospital the following day.

The suspect is believed to be white, around 19 years old, 5ft 7 tall, of a big build with straight black hair and a short beard covering the sides of his face. He was wearing blue jeans, a grey, blue and pink patterned tee-shirt and yellow, blue and grey shoes.

"This 11-year-old boy has suffered a serious injury after what started off as a friendly game of football. As well as identifying the suspect, I would also like to speak to a male by the name of Ryan who was believed to be in the park at the time."

– Detective Constable Nell Rodriguez

Four men leave 24-year-old with serious leg injury

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 24-year-old man was assaulted by a group of four men in Andover.

It happened at around 4:45pm yesterday (Thursday 10th July) on Newbury Street near to the church yard.

The victim is currently in hospital being treated for a serious injury to his leg.

Two men from Andover, aged 27 and 32, have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Officers think this assault could be linked to another incident which happened at 3:30pm the same day, where four men were seen chasing another man near to Cricketers Way and Roman Way.

Detective Inspector Justin Torgout said:

Violence of this nature will not be tolerated and we would urge anyone with information about the incident to contact us so that we can deal with those responsible.

I would like to hear from anyone who was in the area of Newbury Road or the park near to the Tesco store on Cricketers Way and witnessed either incident or has any information.

– Detective Inspector Justin Torgout, Hampshire Police


CCTV released after man has part of ear bitten off

Police have released this CCTV image in connection with an assault Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Detectives have today released CCTV after a man had part of his ear bitten off during an assault in Aldershot.The incident occurred between 2am and 2.30am on Sunday, June 1 on Victoria Road.

The victim, a 46-year-old man, intervened to prevent another man from being further assaulted after he had witnessed him being punched.The suspect then pushed the victim to the ground and bit part of his ear off.

The victim was taken to Frimley Park Hospital were he required surgery.

Detective Constable Sarah Moyce-Phillips from Aldershot CID said: "This incident occurred on a bank holiday weekend when many pubs in the area had televised the boxing match between Carl Froch and George Groves.

"Were you out that night watching the match and did you witness this incident? Officers would like to speak to the man in the CCTV as he may be able to assist with the investigation."

Three arrested in Worthing assault

Two men and a woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault in Worthing around 11pm on Thursday.

Police were called to Marine Parade to an assault outside a property. A 46-year-old, was found injured in the beach shelters on Marine Parade at around 4am with a a serious head injury.

Another fight was also reported on Western Row around midnight which involved the same group of people, a 43-year-old suffered a swollen face, jaw and hand, bruised back and ribs. He was treated at Worthing Hospital.

A 26-year-old man from Worthing was arrested on suspicion of two counts of GBH and remains in custody at this time.

A 38-year-old woman from Worthing and a 43-year-old man from Worthing have been arrested for GBH and are also still in custody.

CCTV image released following assault in Dartford

Detectives investigating an assault in Dartford have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to talk to. It follows a report that a man suffered serious injuries after being kicked in the head and then punched just after 2.30am on Saturday 22 March in Air and Breathe nightclub.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with an assault Credit: Kent Police

DC Kerry Thompson said, "A young man was subjected to a terrifying attack when he was out enjoying his evening. We have followed a number of lines of enquiries, including reviewing CCTV footage.

"As a result have released an image of a man we would like to talk to in connection with this incident. I would urge anyone who recognises this man to contact police as he may have information that could help with our enquiries."

Appeal following violent assault in Basingstoke

Police investigating a violent assault in Basingstoke have released this efit of a man they want to speak to. The victim was punched during the attack which took place on Quilter Road on Saturday the 19th of April.

Police want to speak to this man following a violent assault Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

If you recognise or can identify the man from the E-fit please contact our Force Enquiry Centre quoting RMS 4414146764.


Driver punched in the face and robbed while at traffic lights

Kent Police investigating a reported robbery in Dartford are appealing for witnesses.

It is alleged that 12.10am on 18 May, the victim - a 20 year old man from Dartford - was stationary in his blue Vauxhall Astra at the traffic lights at the junction with Lowfield Street and Princess Road.

A man opened the driver's side door and punched the victim in the face before telling him to get out of the car.

The victim jumped out and the offender drove off in the car, which was discovered burnt out in Belvedere later the same day.

The offender is described as being a white man, around 5ft 10ins and aged around 20-30 years old. He had short, scruffy hair and a mole or a birthmark on his cheek under his left eye. He wore a grey top and blue jeans.

I'm keen to hear from anyone who has heard about this incident or anyone who might have been on the same road at the same time and noticed a disturbance. I'd urge anyone with information to contact me on 01474 366508, quoting crime reference XY/17346/14. Alternatively, if you'd prefer to remain anonymous, call Kent Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.'

– Investigating officer, DC Christopher Mason of Kent Police

Police ask for public's help in assault case

Man wanted for questioning by British Transport Police Credit: British Transport Police

Detectives want to question this man after two alleged incidents of sexual assault on the train from Dartford to London. One happened on April 14 at around 5pm; the other in February on the same train, the 16:39 service.

Police say the 37-year-old victim in the latest incident was travelling in one of the front carriages, having boarded at Lewisham. When touched, she confronted the man and he walked off down the train, leaving at Welling. The earlier incident also saw him leave at Welling.

Anyone with information is asked to contact British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016, quoting SSUB/B4 of 17/04/14. Information can also be passed to the independent charityCrimestoppers on 0800 555 111

Appeal following Co-op assault

Police investigating an assault on a shop worker in Southampton have released this CCTV image of a man they want to speak to. The member of staff suffered bruising in the attack which happened at the convenience store on Bridge Road, It's believed the offender may have been drunk.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with an assault Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

The offender is described as white, around 6ft tall and of slim build.

He had short dark hair which was slightly spiked at the front as though gelled and was clean shaven.

He was wearing a white short sleeved collared shirt with a green checked pattern on it. baggy cargo-style khaki shorts which came to his knees

He had a local accent.

Appeal for information following assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after a driver was assaulted following an incident in Southampton.

A 63-year-old man was driving along Bitterne Road West towards the city centre at about 4.40pm on April 25. As he crossed the railway bridge he saw a man on the kerb looking to cross the road.

As the man drove past, it’s believed his wing mirror may have been in contact with the pedestrian.

The driver stopped to speak to the pedestrian but he then became aggressive to the driver drove off. He then had to stop at a junction and then the pedestrian approached his van and opened the door.

The driver’s belongings fell out and when he got out to retrieve them, the pedestrian assaulted the driver by punching him in the stomach. He then hit him to the back of the head when he tried to get back into his van.

Were you in the area at the time? Did you see this man or the incident itself?”

– PC Maria Firth
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