Portsmouth man left with facial fractures after he was set on by gang of four near Kingston railway footbridge

A MAN was left with facial fractures after he was attacked by a gang near a railway footbridge.

Sunday, 20th September 2020, 6:10 pm
Clarkes Road. Picture: Google Maps

The 45 year-old man had to be treated in hospital after the assault which took place between 1.30am and 2am on Sunday, September 13 near a railway footbridge at the end of Clarke’s Road in Kingston.

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Four men were involved and the victim described them as white and in their twenties or early thirties.

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He also had his phone stolen.

A police spokesman said: ‘The victim was close to the railway footbridge at the end of Clarke’s Road in Fratton between 1:30am and 2am, when he was approached from behind by four men, who he described as white and in their twenties or early thirties.

‘Anyone with information on this incident should call 101, quoting the reference number 44200353789.

‘Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’

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