Good samaritan, 25, assaulted by woman in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Crown Court

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A ‘GOOD samaritan’ suffered a black eye and concussion after being attacked by a woman she had tried to help.

The 25-year-old victim was walking in Shadwell Road, Portsmouth, when she noticed a car parked in the middle of the road and a man and woman arguing.

She shouted at the man to leave the woman alone. The woman who had been involved in the argument then attacked her.

The victim suffered a black eye, bruising, swelling to her face and concussion in the assault, which happened at about 1.30am on February 9.

PC Stuart Freeston, investigating, said: ‘This is an unprovoked attack on someone who was trying to be a good samaritan.’

The suspect is white, aged 20 to 25, 5ft 6in and plump with brown, shoulder length, straight hair. She wore a dark dress and possibly had leggings on underneath.

Call PC Freeston on 101 quoting crime number 44140048282.