Man needs stitches after hooded youths launch attack

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HOODED youths are wanted in connection with an assault after which the victim needed stitches for slash wounds.

The group were standing at the entrance to a wood between Gifford Close and Frosthole Crescent, Fareham between 9pm and 9.30pm on Saturday, October 12.

A 25-year-old man was assaulted nearby and had to have stitches.

The offender was white, 6ft and slim, with short dark hair. He was in his late 20s and wore a three-quarter-length beige Burberry trench coat. Anyone with information should call 101.