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Appeal after two men seriously assaulted in Southsea

Press release   •   Jul 21, 2018 10:59 BST

Officers are appealing for information after two men were seriously assaulted in Southsea.

During the evening of Friday, 20 July officers were called to reports of an assault at Wilmcote House, Tyseley Road, Southsea.

On arrival, two men, aged 28 and 18, were found suffering serious injuries.

Both men were taken to the Queen Alexandra Hospital. The 28-year-old was later discharged. The 18-year-old remains in hospital receiving treatment for his injuries.

Acting Detective Inspector, Abigail Leeson, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who was in the area of Wilmcote House or Tyseley Road between 7pm and 8.30pm yesterday evening. Did you witness what happened? Do you have any other information that could assist our inquiry? If you do have information please call us on 101 quoting 44180274847.”

A 32-year-old man, of no fixed address, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is currently in police custody.

If you have any information, please contact us on 101, quoting reference number 44180274847.

In an emergency, call 999.