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We are appealing for witnesses following the assault of a teenage boy in Portsmouth.
At approximately 3.20pm on Monday (6 March) a 16-year-old boy was crossing the road at the traffic lights on the Lake Road junction with Fratton Road. As he was crossing, he nearly became involved in a collision with a cyclist, resulting in a verbal altercation.
The cyclist then stopped and assaulted the boy, causing an injury to his nose.
Officers investigating this incident would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and saw what happened. Perhaps you were driving through the junction around the time of the assault and have dash cam footage of the incident that may assist our enquiries?
We would also like to hear from anyone who recognises the following description, of a man seen in the area at the time, who we would like to speak to in connection with this incident:
If this is you, or you recognise the description, we would like to hear from you.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference 44230091358.
Alternatively, go online and submit information via https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/