INVESTIGATION UPDATE: In the early hours of this morning (Friday 27 October), officers investigating this incident arrested a 31 year-old man from Liss on suspicion of wounding with intent. He remains in police custody at the current time whilst investigations continue.
We are appealing for witnesses after a 67-year-old man was assaulted whilst walking on the Riverside Walk Railway trail at around 19:30 on Monday 9 October.
The man reported that he noticed someone behaving oddly in a bush but continued walking past. He was then assaulted from behind and was subsequently treated for a fractured eye socket at Queen Alexandra Hospital.
The man has described the suspect as being
20-25 years old
Short dark hair
Wearing a dark coloured baseball cap with an oval or circle shaped logo on the front.
If you have any information that could help us with our investigation, or have seen any footage related to this incident, please call 101 quoting incident number 44230413760. Alternatively, you can also report to us by calling Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.