Police are appealing for witnesses and information following reports that a teenager was seriously assaulted on Wote Street in Basingstoke
At around 6pm on Monday 4 April, a 16-year-old boy was assaulted near Caffe Nero in Festival Place.
The victim suffered a head injury and was taken to Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital.
Officers attended the scene and arrested three teenagers.
A 15-year-old boy, from Basingstoke, was arrested on suspicion of robbery, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, grievous bodily harm with intent, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and possession of a controlled drug of class B.
A 16-year-old boy, from Basingstoke, was arrested on suspicion of robbery, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place,
A 16-year-old boy, from Basingstoke, was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and grievous bodily harm with intent.
All three have been released on conditional bail and police enquiries are ongoing.
Officers are now appealing for witnesses to come forward with information. Were you in the area at the time? Did you witness the incident?
Anyone with information is asked to contact 101, quoting the reference 44220132751.
Alternatively, you can submit information via the following form: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/.
You can also submit information 100% anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting https://www.crimestoppers-uk.org/