Hayling Island Attack Latest

3 December 2017, 12:11 | Updated: 3 December 2017, 12:15


Further appeal for witnesses to alleged murder attempt on Hayling Island.


We are continuing our appeal for witnesses to an alleged murder attempt which took place on Hayling Island last weekend.

Officers are investigating after a man was found with a stab wound on Station Road shortly after midnight on Sunday 26 November.

The injured man, a 47-year-old from Havant, remains in hospital at this time.

Detective Inspector Dave West said: “A week has now passed and we are still keen to trace any further witnesses.

“We understand it was a busy night, so if there was anyone in or around the West Town Inn from 11pm on Saturday into the early hours of Sunday who has not yet spoken with the police, then please call us as soon as possible.

“The smallest piece of information could prove valuable to our enquiries.”

A man has been charged in relation to this incident.

Jay Anthony Shepherd, 48, of Ramsey Road, Hayling Island, has been charged with attempted murder.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44170459841, or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.