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Man's Face Slashed In Southsea
Police are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in Fawcett Road, Southsea at around 1am on Wednesday, January 11.
A 50-year-old Portsmouth man was cycling past the Fawcett Inn when he was approached by two men.
The man told police that the men demanded he hand over his watch before assaulting him. The man sustained an injury to his face, believed to be caused by a bladed weapon.
No property was taken from the man.
The man was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital, his facial injury required stitches.
Anyone with information should contact DC Lee Parker at Fratton police station on 101. Mini-Com users can call the police on 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
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It happened on the B3081 near Verwood - he had to be cut free by firefighters.
Violent crime was up 37% in the last year. Police say it's mainly due to a change in how offences are recorded.
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