POLICE have launched an investigation following an assault near Basingstoke train station.

Officers were called to an area near the Rising Sun pub, in Chapel Hill, which was cordoned off while enquires were being made.

If anyone saw anything suspicious in the area between 2am and 3am on Sunday, 19 November they are asked to contact Northern Investigation team on 101 quoting 44170450408 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.