Gang of four men leave man, 24, with broken nose after viciously attacking him in Portsmouth city centre

POLICE are hunting a gang of thugs who violently assaulted a man in Portsmouth city centre, leaving him with a broken nose and fractures around his eye.

By Tom Cotterill
Sunday, 22nd May 2022, 2:40 pm

The attack took place at 2.40am on Saturday in Commercial Road.

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The victim, a 24-year-old man, was with two friends by the fountains when he was approached by four men who beat him.

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The attackers left in the direction of Cornwallis Avenue, with two women they were with.

The victim suffered head injuries, a broken nose and numerous fractures around his eye.

One of the men police want to speak to is described as: white, 5ft 8ins, with dark long-ish hair. He was wearing boxer shorts, a dark coloured t-shirt and socks. He was wet as he had just been swimming in the fountain.

Another of the men is described as: white, 6ft, of stocky build and wearing a white t-shirt.

Those with details about the attack should call police on 101 quoting 44220200584.