CCTV image released in search for attacker

A CCTV image of the man police want to speak with following an assault at taxi rank in Portsmouth.
A CCTV image of the man police want to speak with following an assault at taxi rank in Portsmouth.
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THIS man is wanted in connection with an assault at a taxi rank in which a woman’s arm was broken.

The 40-year-old victim was waiting with her husband and a friend in the queue on the south side of Palmerston Road, Southsea, when the attack happened.

A stranger pushed her over on to the pavement to jump the queue.

Her husband took her to Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham with a broken arm following the assault between 1.30am and 2am on October 3.

Detective Constable Kristy O’Brien, from Portsmouth CID, said: ‘We’re trying to trace the man in the CCTV who was at the scene in the early hours that Sunday.

‘I’d like to speak with him because I believe he can help with our inquiries and progress this investigation.’

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det Con O’Brien at Fratton police station on 101 or 0845 0454545.

Alternatively call the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111.