Man taken to hospital with head injury after assault in Portsmouth, say police
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Commuters this morning may have seen police tape and a police car on the corner of Fratton Road and Lake Road in Portsmouth.
Now, police have revealed they were investigating an attack that reportedly took place before 2am today.
A spokeswoman for Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘We have been in attendance at the junction of Fratton Road and Lake Road this morning in connection with an alleged assault that took place in the early hours of this morning.
‘We were called at 1.40am to a report that a man had been assaulted at the junction of Lake Road and Fratton Road.
‘The man, who is in his 40s, was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital with an injury to his head and has since returned home.
‘Officers have been conducting enquiries into the circumstances of the incident today.’