Police Search Eastleigh Pond For Attack Weapon
3 January 2019, 15:24 | Updated: 3 January 2019, 16:32
A police marine unit's been searching a pond in Avenue Park in Eastleigh for a weapon used in a serious attack thought to be a samurai sword.
Detectives started an investigation following reports a man had been seriously injured at around 10.15pm on December 21 in Heinz Burt Close.
The injured man, a 23-year-old from Winchester, was taken to Southampton General Hospital in a life-threatening condition.
Officers subsequently arrested three people.
No further action was taken against a 17-year-old girl from Eastleigh who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. She was also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and has been released under investigation for this.
A 48-year-old man from Bursledon, arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, has been released with no further action. He was also arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled drug of Class B and has been released under investigation for this.
A 17-year-old boy who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been bailed until Saturday 19 January 2019.