Man arrested after Pompey fan’s jaw was broken

Hampshire police and crime commissioner Michael Lane. Picture: Malcolm Wells

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A MAN has been arrested following an alleged assault on a Pompey fan at Walsall railway station.

Another man is also being questioned following the incident shortly after Pompey’s 2-0 defeat on Friday, January 4. The 56-year-old man suffered a broken jaw.

A 25-year-old man from Walsall has now been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm. He has been released on police bail.

Walsall Football Club has said anyone found guilty of the assault will be banned for life from Banks’s Stadium.

A British Transport Police spokesman added: ‘Officers from BTP would like to thank members of the public and the media for their assistance during the investigation into the assault.’

Anyone with any information is urged to contact British Transport Police on Freefone 0800 40 50 40, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.