go

Man arrested after alleged assault on 16-year-old boy in Baughurst

Serious injuries with police appeal for witnesses

Jane Meredith

Reporter:

Jane Meredith

Contact:

01635 886637

Cordon thrown around area at Baughurst park land

A MAN has been arrested after an alleged assault on a 16-year-old boy in Baughurst last night, who suffered serious injuries.

Police have appealed for witnesses to the incident.

According to Hampshire Constabulary, police were called at 8.56pm yesterday (Thursday), to a report that a 16-year-old boy had been injured.

The alleged assault took place by a block of garages in the Long Grove area.

The 16-year-old boy sustained a wound in his armpit area and was taken to hospital.

His injuries were described as serious but not life-threatening.

A 59-year-old man from Baughurst has been arrested in connection with this incident and is currently in police custody.

A cordon remains in place in the Long Grove area today while officers carry out enquiries.

Police have assured people they do not believe there is any wider threat to the public.

Anyone with information is asked to call Basingstoke CID on the non-emergency police telephone number 101, quoting 44160482241.

Leave your comment

Share your opinions on Newbury Weekly News

Characters left: 1000

News

Roadworks Sign
News

Planned road closures across the district

Details of road works in West Berkshire over the coming weeks

 
Hungerford wait on injured pair for Welling trip
Sport

Hungerford wait on injured pair for Welling trip

Double match-winner Brown misses out with goal-scoring setback

 
News

Two lorries and a car involved in M4 collision

 
News

In this week's Newbury Weekly News......

 
News

Disruption to rail services looming on Sunday