A YOUNG person has been attacked during a serious assault.

A witness appeal has been launched after a young person was seriously assaulted in the area of Pilgrim Place and Walnut Avenue, Southampton.

According to police, the attack happened between 2.20pm and 2.40pm on Tuesday.

A police spokesperson said: "Did you witness the incident? Did you see anyone acting suspiciously in the area?"

Anyone with any information or CCTV footage is urged to contact police on 101 quoting crime reference number 44210040107.

The Daily Echo has contacted Hampshire Constabulary for more information.