A 10-year-old boy sustained injuries to his face after he was assaulted in Swanage.

The boy from the Swanage area was walking along Northbrook Road on November 14 at around 4.45pm when he was attacked by an unknown teenager.

The teenager then fled the scene down De Moulham Road.

He is described as white, five feet three inches to five feet four inches tall, aged between 14 and 16 and of skinny build.

He was wearing a black hooded bomber style jacket and black trousers.

Police say the boy suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information should contact Dorset Police quoting occurrence number 55180184241.