Witness appeal after Basingstoke assault
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We are appealing for witnesses after a 23-year-old man was assaulted in Basingstoke town centre Friday evening (11 June).
The victim was walking along Winchester Road towards the old SSE building when he was injured by a pellet, which officers believe to have come from an air rifle, between 10 and 10.30pm.
He sustained a minor injury to his elbow.
We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have seen or heard anything suspicious that may assist our enquiries.
We would also like to hear from anyone who has CCTV or Dash Cam footage from the area at the time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 44210229254.
We would like to reassure members of the public that officers believe this to be an isolated incident at this time, with no wider risk to the community.