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Appeal after woman assaulted in Andover

Press release   •   Dec 16, 2018 12:16 GMT

We are investigating an incident where a 25 year-old woman was punched and had an ID card from her wallet snapped in half in Andover.

The woman was walking on a footpath between King Arthurs Way and Anton Lakes with her two year-old son at around 10:20am on Thursday 13 December.

She was approached by two teenage boys, aged around 16 or 17 years old, who punched her in the stomach and demanded her wallet. They then took an ID card out of her wallet, snapped it in half, and handed the wallet back to her before walking off.

The woman was not seriously hurt.

She described the first teenager as:

  • Mixed race.
  • Slim.
  • Around 5ft 5ins tall.
  • Aged around 16-17 years-old.
  • He was wearing a brown beanie hat, black jacket, and black jeans with a ripped knee

She described the second teenager as:

  • White.
  • Medium build.
  • Around 5ft 4ins tall.
  • He had distinctive blue eyes.
  • Aged around 16-17 years-old.
  • He was wearing a black beanie hat black jacket and black tracksuit trousers with a white stripe on the side.

E-fit images of both teenagers are now attached to this appeal.

Anyone who saw what happened or who saw the teenagers in the area at the time is asked to call 101 quoting 44180463803.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting the same reference