Police hunt man in Portsmouth pub after fellow drinker is knocked unconscious and left with a broken rib

Police want to speak to this man after a drinker in a Portsmouth pub was attacked inside and outside the boozer and knocked unconscious.

Thursday, 16th January 2020, 11:02 am
Updated Thursday, 16th January 2020, 4:06 pm

The assault happened at the Portsbridge pub in Cosham.

Police say they were called just after midnight on Saturday, January 11 to an assault in Highbury Way.

A 46-year-old man reported being assaulted inside The Portsbridge before being targeted again a short time later outside the pub between 12.10am and 12.30am.

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The CCTV from the Portsbridge pub Picture: Hampshire Constabulary

The victim was knocked unconscious, and left with facial injuries and a broken rib.

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A police spokeswoman said: ‘Were you in The Portsbridge pub that evening? Did you see what happened?

‘We are particularly keen to speak to the man in the yellow jacket in the image, as we think he will have information about the incident which could help with our investigation.‘We know the image is blurry, but we hope someone will be able to recognise the man.’

Anyone with information is asked to call us on 101, quoting 44200012583, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.