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Woman suffers broken wrist after Andover assault

Witness Appeal: Hampshire Constabulary

Police in Andover are appealing for witnesses after a woman was left with a broken wrist following an assault in Andover.

The 28-year-old was walking along Winchester Street, in the early hours of Sunday, 25 March, when she was assaulted by a man and a woman.

She was pushed to the ground and punched and kicked.

She suffered a broken wrist and was taken to the Royal Hampshire County Hospital for treatment.

The man and woman are described as being in their early to mid-20s.

DC Chris Phillips said, “Despite this happening between 3.30am and 4.00am, we know that there were quite a few people around who were heading home after a night out.

“So if you saw what happened or if you think you know those responsible, please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Police on 101, quoting 44180110545. You may also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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David Harber

David Harber is the founder and Managing Director of Love Andover, including the Love Andover Observer newspaper and 95.9FM Andover Radio. He is a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts and a card carrying member of the Nation Union of Journalists.