A TEENAGER suffered serious face injuries in an attack in the New Forest this week.

Police say the incident happened sometime between 6pm and 6.35pm in The Square, Pennington, Lymington.

A 16-year-old boy suffered "multiple facial injuries" in the assault, officers say. However, the full circumstances of the incident are still under investigation.

The Square houses a Tesco Express, a church and a Post Office.

Officers are now calling for anyone with CCTV cameras covering the area to come forward.

Those who were driving nearby at the time, and may have caught something on dashcam, are also urged to speak to police.

To contact officers, call 101 quoting 44190248431.