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Police appeal after Andover assault

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault on a teenager in Andover during the early hours of Sunday.

The attack took place in the underpass between Shepherds Spring Lane and the Northern Retail Park at about 1am.

The 19-year-old victim was walking home when he saw two men stood in the underpass.

One of them asked him for a lighter. As he walked off he was grabbed and assaulted with a sharp object causing small cuts to his arm.

Both suspects then ran off towards Shepherds Spring Lane.

Both suspects were described as white with Andover accents. The first stocky, approximately 5ft 10 and wearing a dark hoody. The second approximately 6ft 3 tall, skinny with black hair, stubble and a dark t-shirt and trousers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by phoning 101.

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