Police seen guarding Southsea Common scene after serious incident

Police have been this morning guarding an area at Southsea Common following a serious incident.

Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 10:04 am
Updated Tuesday, 20th July 2021, 12:47 pm

Officers were last night called to a reported assault. Videos posted on social media show a person being treated by paramedics at Portsmouth Naval Memorial.

This morning police were still at the scene. Two boys have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

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Police at Southsea Common on July 20 after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed near Portsmouth Naval Memorial on July 19. Picture: Stuart Vaizey

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance landed on the common last night.

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Police at the naval memorial on Southsea Common after a serious incident last night