Detectives investigating an assault in Weymouth are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

Sometime between 4pm and 5pm on Thursday, June 10, an altercation occurred in an alleyway off Louviers Road, opposite Goulds Garden Centre.

The victim, a 17-year-old local boy, and another man were approached by a group of around five men. During the altercation it is reported that one of the men assaulted the teenage boy, causing him minor injuries to his head and arm.

The offender is described as around six feet three inches tall, of stocky build and was wearing a black hooded Nike tracksuit with the hood up, black Nike trainers and a black face mask. The other men were described as of skinny build and wore similar clothing.

Detective Sergeant Lee Turner, of Weymouth CID, said: “I am appealing to anyone who was in the area of Louviers Road at the relevant time and may have either witnessed the incident, or saw a group of men in the area at the relevant time, to please contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at, via email or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55210092410. Alternatively, to stay 100 per cent anonymous, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers online at or call freephone 0800 555 111.