Police name man accused of having knife outside Portsmouth Poundland after two people suffer stomach injuries

A MAN was due in court after a knifeman was seen outside a Portsmouth Poundland – in an incident that left two people injured in the stomach.

Thursday, 28th October 2021, 12:53 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th October 2021, 1:04 pm

Jahangir Miah, 46, of Bevis Road, North End, has been charged with affray, possession of an offensive weapon in a public place and two counts of assault by beating.

This followed reports of a man seen outside of Poundland on London Road, North End, with a knife on Tuesday around 3pm.

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‘It was reported to us that two people received minor injuries to their abdomen in the incident,’ police said.

Miah was due to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court today.

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