A man has been left with injuries after being shot with an air rifle.

The incident happened in Basingstoke town centre on Friday night.

A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said: "We are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Basingstoke town centre Friday evening (11 June).

"The victim was walking along Winchester Road when he was injured by a pellet from an air rifle between 10 and 10.30pm.

"Contact 101 quoting reference 44210229254."

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