Arrest made after woman and child are attacked by a man in Southsea

POLICE have made an arrest after a woman and her child were assaulted.

Friday, 14th June 2019, 6:46 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th June 2019, 9:46 pm
Police are appealing for witnesses

The attack took place on Monday evening in Southsea.

Hampshire police said the victims were in Goldsmith Avenue when they were attacked by a male, between 6.10pm and 6.20pm.

The man is said to have got out of his vehicle to attack the pair in the street.

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Officers have since arrested a 48-year-old man on suspicion of assault.

However, police in Portsmouth are keen to speak to any witnesses. Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting 44190208569