Police rush to another knife incident in Fratton

POLICE have been called to a minor knife incident in Fratton this evening.

Friday, 14th October 2016, 9:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 5:16 pm
Police were called to the scene
Police were called to the scene

The assault took place in Shearer Road – close to where a man was found seriously wounded earlier today.

Officers were called out at 7.39pm following reports that a person had been assaulted with a knife.

The victim suffered ‘minor wounds’ to a hand, a police spokesman confirmed.

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He added nobody has been arrested and police were not appealing for witnesses at this time.

The 38-year-old man was found with serious neck injury in nearby Lake Road at 3.30am.

He was rushed to Queen Alexandra Hospital, in Cosham, where he remains in a critical condition.

Two men, a 20-year-old and a 19-year-old, both from Portsmouth, have been arrested on suspicion of GBH and are currently in police custody.