A TEENAGER was left with severe facial injures after being assaulted in broad daylight.

The attack on the 15-year-old boy happened in Peggs Way, Rooksdown, on Monday at around 4pm.

A spokesman for Hampshire police said: “We are looking for three male suspects, described as being between 15 and 17-years-old. Two suspects are described as black, one as white.”

Officers have arrested a 14-year-old boy from Basingstoke on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent. He has been released on conditional bail until July 29.

Anyone with information about is asked to call 101, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.