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Man assaulted in Basingstoke

Detectives are investigating after a man was assaulted at a house in Pentland Close, Basingstoke during Tuesday evening. The 50-year-old local man sustained facial injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

A 30-year-old man and a 33-year-old man, both from Basingstoke, have been arrested in connection with this incident and are currently in police custody. Detectives are also investigating whether this is related to a disturbance at a house in Vyne Road, Basingstoke.

Did you see or hear anything suspicious at Pentland Close or in Vyne Road? Do you know anything about this incident that may help our investigation?”

– Detective Constable Ben Thomas


Appeal over reported assault and robbery

Police want to speak to anyone who may have witnessed a reported assault and robbery involving an 87 year old woman in Dane Court Road, Broadstairs, on Saturday. It's reported the elderly woman was walking along the footpath at about 12.30pm when a man pushed past her whilst he was running.

It's reported the elderly woman was walking along the footpath at about 12.30pm when a man pushed past her whilst he was running. She fell to the ground, sustaining injuries and bruising in the fall. She then noticed that some items were missing from her handbag including her purse.

The South East Coast Ambulance Service was called and the woman was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital.

Anyone who may have seen this incident or who may have information is asked to call DC Hinton 01227 868 179.

Woman assaulted after man tries to steal her dog

Man wanted in connection with the assault Credit: Hampshire Police

A woman was slapped in the face as a man tried to steal her dog in Gosport.

The incident took place between 4.20pm and 4.40pm on Friday 13th December on Forton Road at the junction with Moreland Road.

The 25-year-old woman was approached by a man who tried to grab the woman’s dog, a sprocker spaniel puppy.

As the woman fought back she was slapped in the face. She managed to keep hold of the dog and ran away.

The offender is described as white, 30-40 years of age, short shaved hair, 5ft 9ins and of stocky build.

Det Con Neil Harrison said: “This is an unusual incident and believed to be opportunist. The roads would have been busy at this time and therefore we appeal for anyone who has witnessed the incident or who may have information to make contact."

16-year-old struck by bottle on face

Police have launched an appeal after a 16-year-old was assaulted by three men who were part of a group in St Leonards-on-Sea after 9.30pm yesterday.

The boy was returning home from a newsagents in Battle Road when one man hit him in the face with a bottle while another ripped his shirt.

Another man from the group pushed him to the ground from behind before an unknown passer-by curtailed the attack by shouting.

The five men ran off and the boy was left with mouth injuries and a chipped tooth.

The three offenders were white men and the first, wielding the bottle, was aged 19-20, 6' 2", and of stocky build.

He was wearing a black hoodie with the hood up and drawn tightly around his face.

The second, of similar age and build, was slightly shorter and wore a black coat with the hood up.

Appeal for man following Casino assault

A 35-year-old man was assaulted by another man in the Grosvenor Casino in Gunwharf Quays.

Police are appealing for the man in the CCTV image to speak to them in connection with the assault that happened on Sunday 6th October 2013.

Police have released this CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to about the assault Credit: Hampshire Police

The victim from Emsworth received facial injuries but they were not life-threatening.


Brighton assault left man with 5 inch cheek wound

Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault on a 41-year-old Brighton man who was attacked in Brighton on Boxing Day.

The victim was walking his dog when he was approached by a man and a woman at 4.45pm between the junction of Egremont Road and West Drive.

After a verbal argument the man punched the victim in the face causing a deep wound five inches long on his cheek.

The victim was treated at Royal Sussex County Hospital.

The suspect is described as white, aged in his 20s and wearing a jumper.

Anyone with information should call 101.

Appeal after Bournemouth man assaulted

Bournemouth Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in the town centre.

The incident saw a 26-year-old man struck on the face by another man on Terrace Road in Westcliff at around 1.50am on Saturday 21st December.

The victim from Verwood sustained a broken jaw as a result of the attack.

Police Constable Jess Fredriksen, of Bournemouth CID, said: “This was a nasty attack that left the victim requiring surgery and it’s important that the man responsible is brought to justice.

“Hamptons Bar will have been busy at this time on a Saturday morning and I believe that a number of people may have witnessed this assault. Anyone with any information should get in touch with Dorset Police as soon as possible.”

Appeal after Blandford alleged assault

Blandford detectives are appealing for information following an alleged assault with one man being arrested.

The incident, in which a 23-year-old Blandford man sustained facial injuries after being allegedly struck by another man, happened outside Tiffany’s nightclub, West Street, at around 1.35am on Saturday 21 December 2013.

The injured man received hospital treatment.

I understand that this incident took place while the victim was queuing with a number of people to enter Tiffany’s night club. For that reason, I believe that someone, perhaps several people, may have information that can help me with my investigation."

– Detective Constable Jacqui Gravenor, of Weymouth CID

Appeal after alleged assault in Bournemouth

Dorset Police are appealing for information following an alleged serious assault in the Kinson area where one man has been arrested.

At 1am on Wednesday 18th December police officers were called to Nutley Way to a report of a man being seriously assaulted.

Police found a 43-year-old Bournemouth man who had sustained serious injuries and was taken to Poole Hospital for treatment.

Detective Sergeant Richard Philp, of Bournemouth CID, said: “We are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

I believe the people involve in the incident are known to each other. I urge witnesses and anyone with information about the incident to contact Dorset Police urgently. All calls will be treated in strictest confidence. Safer Neighbourhood officers are in the area to offer reassurance to residents.”

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