Man stabbed in neck after fight in Portsmouth street

A MAN was stabbed in the neck after a fight in Portsmouth between two groups of people.

Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 5:21 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 6:28 pm
A man was stabbed in the neck

The 27-year-old, from the city, is in a serious condition at Southampton General Hospital.

Police are investigating the incident which happened between two groups around Newcome Road and Walmer Road, in Fratton, at 6.30pm yesterday.

A group of four men were approached by a second group of three to four people. A fight then took place, resulting in the victim getting stabbed.

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A man was stabbed in the neck

Police said the second group then left the area in a silver Vauxhall Astra, possibly heading in the direction of Byerley Road.

Three other men in the group suffered minor injuries.

Three 18-year-old men, all from Portsmouth, have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent. They are currently in police custody.

Detective Inspector Abigail Leeson, said: '˜We know the group of three to four people arrived in the area in a silver Vauxhall Astra. 

'˜Witnesses have told us the vehicle had visible damage on it, which is not believed to have been caused in this incident. 

'˜We understand this may cause concern to members of the community. 

'˜We will be out and about in the community this evening so please approach our officers if you have any concerns.

'˜We'd like to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident, knows who the car belongs to, or has any other information that could assist this inquiry. 

'˜If you do have any information please call us on 101 quoting 44180342954.'