Man assaulted on way home from Portchester pub

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A MAN was attacked in an unprovoked assault while walking home from the pub.

The 60-year-old victim had spent an evening with his family in The Seagull pub in Portchester, before walking home alone at about 10pm on Sunday.

He was attacked by three men as he went down a grass bank near Redwood Drive, and was left with bruises on his back and face.

He also had a front upper tooth knocked out in the assault.

The first of the attackers was white, about 5ft 8in, skinny and wearing a light-coloured hooded top.

The other two men are believed to be aged 18, and about 5ft 6in.

PC Susan Brown, said: ‘This appears to have been a completely unprovoked attack as the victim had not been involved in any incident during the evening.

’This is extremely unusual in this area and I would urge anyone with any information to get in touch’.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Brown at Park Gate police station on 101.

Minicom users should call 01962 875000.

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be left anonymously.