A TEENAGER was knocked unconscious in an evening assault in the centre of Basingstoke on Saturday.

Police were called shortly before 6.30pm to reports that an 18-year-old man had been assaulted by another man outside Oriental Wok, in New Street.

The victim was taken to Basingstoke hospital for treatment. His injuries are not life-threatening, police said.

Officers would like to speak to the man pictured in these CCTV images as he may have information to assist enquiries.

The man in question is wearing dark clothing, jeans, and has a tattoo on the back of his neck. This man can also be seen carrying a child’s scooter in the images.

A police spokesperson said: "Do you know this man, or is this you?

"We would also like to hear from anyone who witnessed the assault and the moments leading up to it."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting the reference 44190180097, or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.