Man bailed after Portsmouth tower block attack

A man has been released on bail after an attack at a tower block in Portsmouth which left two people in hospital.Â

Monday, 23rd July 2018, 9:28 am
Updated Monday, 23rd July 2018, 10:34 am
Police outside Wilmcote House on Friday night

The 32-year-old, of no fixed abode, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following the incident at Wilmcote House, in Somerstown, on Friday (July 20) evening. 

He was released on bail until August 18 by police yesterday (July 22). 

Two men, a 28-year-old and an 18-year-old, were left in hospital with serious injuries following the incident at Wilmcote House. 

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Police outside Wilmcote House on Friday night

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A spokesman from Hampshire police said the 28-year-old was later discharged while the teenager remained in Queen Alexandra Hospital on Saturday for further treatment.

Acting Detective Inspector, Abigail Leeson, said in a statement on Saturday: '˜I would like to speak to anyone who was in the area of Wilmcote House or Tyseley Road between 7pm and 8.30pm Friday evening. 

'˜Did you witness what happened? Do you have any other information that could assist our inquiry?

'˜If you do have information please call us on 101 quoting 44180274847.'