It happened on the B3081 near Verwood - he had to be cut free by firefighters.
Man Stabbed With Penknife In New Forest
Police are looking for two men after a 29-year-old man was punched and stabbed with a penknife in the New Forest.
He was walking along Hobart Road in New Milton, near its junction with Compton Road, at around 11pm on Monday 9 December when he was approached by two men who asked him for a cigarette.
When he told them he didn’t have one they both punched him once to the face. He quickly ran away but a short distance away the men caught up with him again. One of them then stabbed him in the leg with what’s believed to be a penknife. They then ran off in the direction of Gore Road.
The men are described as aged around 20 and wearing black and blue hooded tops.
The victim was left with bruising to his face and a small puncture wound to his upper right leg.
Detective Mark Bradley said:
“Attacks like this are very unusual in the New Forest and we’d like to find the men responsible as quickly as possible.
“If anyone believes they saw anything suspicious in the area at around the time of the assault or they think they saw the attackers then please get in touch. They can call me at Lyndhurst CID on 101 or if they prefer they can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”
Violent crime was up 37% in the last year. Police say it's mainly due to a change in how offences are recorded.
Anne-Marie Ellement took her own life after claiming she'd been raped by two colleagues.
48 Zany Zebras sculptures were sold off to raise money for Marwell Zoo.
Recently Played Tracks
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.