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Appeal following serious assault in Havant,

Press release   •   Mar 15, 2019 14:02 GMT

We are releasing descriptions of two men we would like to speak to after a teenager was seriously assaulted in Havant.

At around 12:15pm on Thursday 14 March a 15 year-old boy reported he was approached and assaulted by two men in a car park behind Market Parade. He remains in hospital where he is being treated for a fractured skull.

The first man is described as:

  • White.
  • Aged in his forties.
  • Large build.
  • He was wearing a white baseball cap and was riding a white mountain bike.

The second man was described as:

  • White.
  • Aged around 30 years-old.
  • He had dark brown or black short hair.
  • He was wearing a black jacket and blue jeans and was riding a red mountain bike.

Acting Detective Inspector Steve Pratley said: “I’m keen to hear from anyone who recognises the descriptions of these men or who saw them in the area yesterday lunchtime.

“We haven’t received any other similar reports. Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team will be patrolling the area and we’ve also been reviewing CCTV. Anyone with any concerns can speak to one of these uniformed officers while they are patrolling”.

Anyone with information is asked to call us on 101, quoting 44190089612.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.