PICTURED: Scenes of crime officers investigate death of teenager in Portsmouth

This was the scene as investigations took place into the death this morning of an 18-year-old man in Portsmouth.

Saturday, 10th February 2018, 9:50 am
Updated Saturday, 10th February 2018, 10:08 am
Police scenes of crimes officers investigating in Fratton after the death of an 18-year-old man Picture: Tom Cotterill

A section of Guildford Road, between Liverpool Road and Manchester Road in Fratton has been blocked off.

Police were called by paramedics at about 2.20am today.

The ambulance service had been sent to Sackville Street in Southsea to the seriously injured man, who was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital but later died.

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However, a focus of this morning’s investigation is in Fratton, where police believe the man may have been assaulted earlier in the night. Police are also looking at nearby Sandringham Road.

They have appealed for information and have asked anyone who knows anything to call 101 and mention Operation Lighter.