Man, 21, is bottled in attack outside Portsmouth pub

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A MAN needed hospital treatment after being bottled outside a pub.

The 21-year-old victim was at the Coach and Horses pub in London Road, Hilsea, when he was attacked as he walked back inside.

The victim was hit over the back of the head with a bottle and needed hospital treatment following the assault, which happened at about 8.10pm on Friday.

PC Alan Hunter said: ‘This was a completely unprovoked attack. The victim was walking back into the pub and for no reason the offender hit him round the back of the head with a bottle.

‘The victim had no idea the assault was about to happen so had no chance to defend himself. The offender should be ashamed of himself after committing this cowardly and disgraceful act.

‘There were people around at the time of the incident who may have witnessed what happened.’

The suspect is white, in his early 20s, 6ft and of a medium build. He wore a dark top and beige trousers.

Call PC Hunter at Cosham police station on 101.