Teenager arrested after man attacked in street

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A TEENAGER has been arrested after a man was attacked in a Portsmouth street.

The incident took place in Mayo Close, Buckland, Portsmouth, just before 7pm on Saturday.

A 33-year-old man suffered injuries to his back and an arm which weren’t considered life-threatening.

A 17-year-old boy from Southsea has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent. He remains in custody for questioning. Police say the incident is not linked to Saturday’s English Defence League or Unite Against Fascism protests.

Witnesses should call CID at Fratton Police Station on 101.

The Mini-com number, which is used by people with hearing problems, has changed to Minicom TextRelay 18001 101. Call the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111 if you wish to remain anonymous.