Police appeal after 14 year old assaulted in Wool

Following reports that a 14 year old boy was punched by two other teenagers in Wool near Wareham, Dorset Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.

The incident occurred at around 3 pm on Saturday 22 January 2022 in Wareham Road.

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Punched a number of times to the face and body

It was reported that a 14 year old boy was approached by two other male teenagers and punched a number of times to the face and body.

He sustained bruising as a result of the assault. He did not require hospital treatment.

“I am particularly keen to identify a man who went to assist the victim”

Police constable Matthew Budd, of Dorset Police, said:

“We are carrying out enquiries into this incident and I am appealing to anyone who witnessed what happened to please come forward.

“I am particularly keen to identify a man who went to assist the victim immediately after the incident, as he may have information that could assist our investigation.

“I would also urge residents or any motorists who were in the area to check home CCTV systems or dashcam from around the time of the incident for any relevant footage.”

Contact Dorset Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/do-it-online, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220013408.

Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or call Freephone 0800 555 111.

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