Appeal To Trace Victim Of Portsmouth Attack

Police are appealing for a man who was the victim of an assault in Portsmouth to come forward.

Two people were arrested following the incident which was captured on CCTV in the city centre in the early hours of Sunday morning (March 27).

The victim is described as a bald, white man in his 40s or 50s.

He was approached by a group of people around 3am near Tesco on the corner of Paradise Street and Commercial Road.

Police were alerted by CCTV controllers who saw the man threatened and punched several times. He was then seen walking away.

Officers arrested a 16-year-old girl and a 19-year-old man in connection with the assault. Both were bailed until May 3 pending further enquiries..

Police are now trying to trace the victim or any witnesses to the assault.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Pierre Bertram at Portsmouth Central police station on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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