A 17-YEAR-OLD boy was followed by a group and punched in the face.
The boy suffered a broken jaw and is currently in hospital receiving treatment.
He was walking along Horndean Road, Emsworth, shortly before midnight last night when he was followed by a group of people.
One in the group, which included a woman, punched him in the face once, leaving him with a broken jaw.
A police spokeswoman said: 'Officers investigating the assault would like to speak to anyone who witnessed this or who may have seen a group hanging around the area late last night.'
Call DC David Freeman on 101, quoting 44160415146, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 with any information.