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Boy Attacked On Ringwood Bridge
A young boy has been attacked as he pushed his scooter across a bridge over the A31 in Ringwood.
Police are appealing for witnesses of the assault, which happened on the bridge on Southampton Road on Wednesday, September 21 between 5.30pm and 6pm.
The young boy was pushing his scooter along the pavement when a group of three boys walked past him and one punched him in the face.
The three youths are described as:
-Aged between 15-17 years old
-Wearing flat caps
-One youth had short brown curly hair
PC Claire Holmes says:
"I am appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the assault on the young lad, it was around rush hour time so it is possible someone may have seen something.
Anyone with any information should contact PC Claire Holmes at Ringwood Police Station on 101 or call the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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