Witness appeal after assault and hate crime incident in Marchwood
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Officers are appealing for witnesses, or anyone with information, to come forward after an assault in Marchwood on Saturday evening.
The incident happened at around 7.30pm on Satuday 12 December.
The victim, a 32-year-old man from Southamtpon, was delivering takeaway food to an address on The Crescent, off Long Lane in Marchwood, when he stopped the check the address on a sat-nav device. He approached two men, who he believed were waiting outside the property for the items, who then assaulted him and subjected him to racial abuse.
He sustained minor injuries during the assault.
The two suspects were described as white men, aged between 17 to 18-years-old, slim builds and approximately 5ft 8” tall.
We have conduced a number of enquiries and are now turning to the public for help.
Did you see what happened? Were you in the area at the time of the assault? Perhaps you have dash-cam footage?
Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting 44200476995.
Alternatively you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.