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Police investigating Eastrop Park assault in Basingstoke

Eastrop Park in Basingstoke

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 28-year-old man was assaulted in a park in Basingstoke.

The alleged incident took place between 6pm and 6.30pm on Sunday 9th September in Eastrop Park.

Police say the victim, a 28-year-old man, was walking through the park when he was approached by a group of men.

They reportedly asked him for a light before pushing him to the ground and assaulting him.

The victim sustained a cut to his face, which needed hospital treatment.

Officers have described the first man thought to be involved as:

  • white
  • 20 to 25 years of age
  • around 5ft 7ins tall
  • of medium build
  • short, blonde hair

The second man is described as:

  • black
  • 20 to 25 years of age
  • around 5ft 4ins tall
  • of medium build
  • short, black hair

The third man is described as:

  • black
  • aged 20 to 25 years of age
  • around 5ft 7ins tall
  • muscular
  • black hair in a messy Afro style

The fourth man is described as:

  • black
  • aged around 19 or 20 years of age
  • around 6ft tall
  • of skinny build
  • short, black hair.

Detective Constable Christopher Phillips said:

“We are keen to hear from anyone who saw what happened.

“The park would have been busy at the time.

“Were you there? Did you see a group of men hanging around the park near the Eastrop Road entrance? If so, we would like to hear from you.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting 44180342801.

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