Man Attacked in Paulsgrove
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked outside a house on Southampton Road, Paulsgrove in Portsmouth.
At around 10.30pm on Thursday, April 8, the 39-year-old became involved in an altercation with three men.
One of them hit him in the face, causing bleeding and swelling. He suffered a minor cut to his eyebrow.
The attacker is described as:
- White man
- 5ft 6ins
- Between 19 and 22-years-old
- Big build
- Long, dark hair, but shorter than shoulder length
- Wearing black tracksuit bottoms and no top
One of the other men in the group was wearing an orange or yellow-coloured jacket.
PC Paul Freeman from the Targeted Patrol team at Fratton police station said: “The victim was punched to the ground before the group ran off, possibly towards the community centre up the road. It’s a particularly nasty attack which happened in full view of a busy main road.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Freeman at Fratton police station on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.