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Man arrested following an assault on a shop worker in Southampton

Alert message sent 24/06/2020 13:56:00

Information sent on behalf of Hampshire Constabulary

Officers have arrested a man following an assault in a convenience store in Southampton.

The incident took place at Central Convenience Store on Palmerston Road between 7.45pm and 8.05pm on Tuesday, 23 June.

Two men entered the shop and became abusive to a shop-worker before one of the men assaulted him.

A man, aged 18, from Southampton has been arrested on suspicion of common assault, using threatening or abusive words and behaviour and obstruct police.

He remains in police custody at this time.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information should call us on 101, quoting 44200228722.

Officers continue to patrol the area to engage with the community and keep people safe. If you have any concerns please come and speak to us.

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Sarah Cartwright (Police, Corporate Communications, Hampshire)

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