Hampshire Constabulary

Image released in Ringwood assault investigation

Press release   •   May 07, 2019 11:06 BST

Do you recognise the man in this picture?

We would like to speak to him following a shoplifting and assault incident in Meeting House Lane, Ringwood.

It took place sometime between 1.35pm and 2pm on Friday 3 May.

A man entered the Sainsbury’s store and left without paying for several bottles of alcohol.

A member of staff approached him and asked him to return. The man then spat at the woman and walked off.

He is described as:

  • aged 20 to 26 years old
  • around 6ft tall
  • of mixed race
  • slim build
  • short brown hair
  • wearing a black tracksuit top with the letters MAX on the back, black tracksuit bottoms and black and white trainers.

We have now released a photograph of a man we would like to speak to in connection with this incident.

Do you know this man? Did you witness what happened?

If you have any information, please contact us on 101, quoting reference number 44190152156.

In an emergency, call 999.