Appeal following assault on teenage boy in Blandford

22 January 2019
Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a teenage boy was assaulted in Blandford.

At around 9.40pm on Saturday 12 January 2018 an altercation occurred between the 17-year-old victim and a man reportedly known to him near to the Crown and Anchor pub on West Street. The offender pushed the victim before repeatedly punching him in the face. 

The victim sustained a fractured nose and swelling around his left eye. 

Police Constable Ally James, of Blandford police, said: “As part of my investigations I am appealing to anyone who either witnessed the incident or has any relevant information to please contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190006367. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via

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