Police are investigating reports of an assault which took place around 7.30pm on Sunday 5 November 2023 in Hayters Way in Alderholt.
Officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward.
It is reported that the victim – a man aged in his 20s – was approached by two men and assaulted. The men were both wearing dark clothing and got out of a small grey Peugeot 208 before the incident.
The victim sustained injuries to his face that did not require medical treatment.
Police Constable Ashlea Gale, of East Dorset police, said: “We have now received a full account from the victim and I am carrying out enquiries into this incident.
“I understand there were other people in the area at the time and I would ask anyone who saw what happened and has not already spoken to police to please get in touch.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55230175551. Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.