The 79-year-old man suffered a serious head injury in the Cranmer Road car park in Winton.
Warning Over Thieves' Lost Guinea Pig Trick
Police are warning New Forest residents to be wary of strangers who ask to search their gardens for a child's lost guinea pig.
The trick has been used to steal cash and jewellery from elderly residents. A woman calls on householders, who then accompany her to search in a back garden. While they are outside, someone else enters the house and takes money and jewellery.
Detective Constable Giulio Pizzo said:
"The latest trick is a crying woman who claims to be looking for her daughter's lost guinea pig.
"It doesn't matter if they want to search for lost pets or footballs; if you do not know this visitor, shut and lock
the door and ring the police immediately"
At lunchtime on 4 June, a man, 93, and a woman, 86, lost two women's rings and cash from a bedroom of their home at Chiltern Drive, Barton on Sea.
On 3 June, a man, 81, lost £400, a black wallet and two women's rings in an identical theft at his home in Parsonage Barn Lane, Ringwood.
Anyone who has information about the burglars or who has not told police about such a visit is asked to ring Lyndhurst CID on 101.
Two Girls Indecently Assaulted Last Sunday
A 29-Yr-Old Woman Has Been Arrested After Car Spotted In Water Near Coppins Bridge.
Pause in Old Christchurch Road is home to seven rescue cats, which customers can play with while they eat and drink.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: Non-stop hit music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.