Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Sutton Scotney.
The incident occurred between 12.30am and 1am on Saturday, August 23 in Gratton Close.
The victims, an 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy, were walking home from a friend's house when they were approached by an unknown man who assaulted the 18-year-old resulting in two of his teeth being knocked out and cuts and bruises.
While trying to stop the assault, the 16-year-old was also hit by the suspect leaving him with bruises.
The suspect is described as:
- White man
- 30 to 40-years-old
- Stocky build
- 5ft 10 to 6ft tall
- Short brown hair
- He was wearing a horizontally striped white and yellow polo shirt.
PC Dominic Doyle from Winchester police station said: "I would like to appeal for help in identifying the suspect of this nasty assault in which two young people were injured in an unprovoked attack.
"Sutton Scotney is a very safe and close knit community and incidents like this are extremely rare. I believe that someone will know the identity of the suspect who may be a local man."