A TEENAGER was assaulted and robbed near Basingstoke train station.

The 16-year-old boy was walking alone near to the entrance of the Holy Ghost Cemetery when he was approached by five men on push bikes.

One of the men they approached him and assaulted him, stealing a pair of black Iqual-Tech blue-tooth speakers, pink headphones, and £20 in cash from him.

The victim sustained minor injuries during the altercation, which took place 1.30pm on Thursday, August 10.

Detective Constable Kayleigh Rush, said: “I am appealing for anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident to come and speak to us.  They may have seen or heard something that could be vital to our investigation.

 “Do you know who these offenders might be?  Have you come across the stolen property?

 “If you have any information, please get in touch as soon as possible.”

The group of men are described as white, and one of them had a green and blue mountain bike with blue wheel rims. 

 The man that assaulted the teenager is described as: white, aged 20 to 22, 5ft 10ins tall, of muscular build and with stubble on his chin.

Anyone with any information should contact the police on 101 quoting 44170308465.