A MAN was assaulted by a group of teenagers on the seafront after confronting them about anti-social behaviour.

The incident happened at around 7.20pm on Wednesday, June 22, at Branksome Chine beach, near the Branksome Beach café.

The victim, a man aged in his 40s, sustained a cut to his nose, bumps to the head and bruising to his body.

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Police Constable Sarah Dutton, of Poole police, said: “We are continuing to investigate this assault and I would urge any witnesses, or anyone with information relating to the identity of those involved, to please contact us.

“I would also ask anyone who may have captured mobile phone footage of the incident to please get in touch, if you have not already spoken to police.”

Anyone with information can contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk/contact, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55220099870.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.

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