Fresh CCTV released after man, 20, suffers serious head injury in Guildhall Square attack in Portsmouth

NEW images of two men have been issued by police after a man was attacked in the city centre.

Tuesday, 8th October 2019, 5:55 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th October 2019, 10:13 pm

The CCTV stills appear to have been recorded in the Isambard Kingdom Brunel pub.

It is a stone's throw from where the attack took place outside the Civic Offices in Guildhall Square, Portsmouth.

As reported, a 20-year-old man suffered a serious head injury when he was assaulted at around 12.30am on October 3.

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CCTV image of a group of people want to speak to after a 20-year-old man was assaulted in Guildhall Square near the Civic Offices on Thursday October 4 at 12.30am. Picture: Hampshire police

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Police yesterday released a CCTV image of five people they want to find.

The victim remains in hospital being treated, police said.

A police spokeswoman said: ‘Officers still need to speak to other members of the group.’

CCTV shows a man police want to speak to after a 20-year-old man was attacked at 12.30am on October 3 next to the Civic Offices in Guildhall Square, Portsmouth. He suffered a serious head injury. CCTV images appear to be from the Isambard Kingdom Brunel pub. Picture: Hampshire police

Detective Constable Nicholas Sandford-Smith, said: ‘We’re appealing for anyone with information about this incident to come forward and speak to us.

‘We have issued a CCTV image of five people we’d like to speak to. We know the image isn’t particularly clear, but we think that if you know any of these people, you’ll recognise them; or you may have seen them out that night and recognise them from their clothing. We would urge these people, or anyone who recognises them, to get in touch with us.

CCTV shows a man police want to speak to after a 20-year-old man was attacked at 12.30am on October 3 next to the Civic Offices in Guildhall Square, Portsmouth. He suffered a serious head injury. CCTV images appear to be from the Isambard Kingdom Brunel pub. Picture: Hampshire police

‘We are also appealing for anyone who witnessed the assault, or saw the group of people shown in the CCTV in the area, before or after the assault.’

Call police on 101 quoting 44190352614.