A TEENAGER was allegedly slapped in the face three times follow an argument near to a supermarket in Ludgershall

The incident happened between Tesco and the Co-op store in Andover Road between 3.45pm and 4pm on Wednesday, 27 December. 

The 16-year-old boy had been in Tesco with his friend when an argument broke out between them and a family. 

Following the initial argument the victim was approached by a female, who was not involved in the earlier incident, and she allegedly slapped him in the face three times.

According to police, the suspect is described as a white female in her 40s, with dark hair which was shaved at the sides. She was wearing a green knitted jumper. 

The victim is a white, blonde-haired male who was wearing a black tracksuit. 

PC Hannah Milburn, from Amesbury Police Station, said: “We are hoping to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and who may have seen the original argument, or the alleged assault which followed. 

“Anyone with information can contact me on 101, or if they would prefer to give information anonymously then they can phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”