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  • Writer's pictureNikki Latham

Witness appeal following assault in Weymouth

Dorset Police Officers are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an assault on a teenage boy in Weymouth.

At around 10pm on Friday 8 March 2024 the victim, aged 15, was near to the junction with Queen Street and Hardwick Street when he saw two men. Following a brief verbal exchange, one of the men punched the victim to the nose and then to the side of the head.

The boy was subsequently received hospital treatment for a possible broken nose.

Police Constable Rory Swinden, of Dorset Police, said: “We are continuing to investigate this matter and I am keen to hear from any witnesses or anyone with information that might assist our enquiries.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55240035896. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.

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