31-year-old was punched and verbally abused

A WOMAN was verbally abused and punched in the face by a teenage boy as she walked in Tadley.

The 31-year-old was walking along Franklin Avenue near to the junction with Brackenwood Drive between 2.40pm and 3pm on November 24 when she heard shouting from behind her.

She turned round and was approached by a couple of teenage boys – one of whom shouted abuse at her and assaulted her.

Police are now investigating the incident.

PC Nigel Cole said: “Were you in the area at the time? Did you see the altercation?”

A 15-year-old boy from Tadley has been arrested and bailed until December 22, in connection with this incident.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Cole at Basingstoke Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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