A 19-YEAR-OLD man had his front teeth knocked out after being attacked at Ringwood Leisure Centre.

The assault happened between 10.40am and 10.55am on Sunday, December 9.

The victim had parked his motorbike in the motorbike parking area at the leisure centre car park in Parsonage Barn Lane.

He was approached by a group of about seven males – believed to be aged between 13 to19. One of the males assaulted the victim, knocking out his teeth.

During the incident, the bike wing mirror was smashed.

The first male is described as being white, in his late teens, around six foot tall and with cropped dark hair. He was wearing shorts and a light jumper.

The rest of the group are described as being white males, all aged between 13 to 19. One of the males was holding a metal pole.

Police say the victim will have to undergo extensive dental surgery as a result of his injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference 44180458890.