Appeal for witnesses after man is assaulted

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A MAN has been left shaken after he was assaulted.

Hampshire Constabulary is appealing for help to identify any witnesses to the assault which took place in Lake Road, Portsmouth, close to the junction with Spicer Street.

The local victim, 28, was assaulted by two men at about 9.30am on June 8.

He sustained no visible injuries but police said he was shaken by his ordeal.

A 31-year-old man and a 23-year-old man, both from Portsmouth, were arrested in connection with the attack.

Police are calling for anyone who was in the area in the early part of Sunday morning and may have witnessed the incident to come forward with any information.

Witnesses are asked to contact Detective Constable Foley, at Fratton police station on 101.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be given anonymously.

Information can also be given by visiting the Crimestoppers website at