Portsmouth teenager’s death: what we know so far

Police scenes of crimes officers at the junction of Guildford Road and Liverpool Road
Police scenes of crimes officers at the junction of Guildford Road and Liverpool Road
One of three images released by police. Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

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This morning an 18-year-old died in Portsmouth. Here’s what has been established so far.

* The teenager is thought to have been injured in an assault in Fratton late last night or early this morning.

* South Central Ambulance Service was called at 1.54am to a home in Sackville Street, Southsea - about a mile and a half from where the suspected attack took place.

A spokeswoman said the call was ‘following reports a male in his teens was in a life-threatening condition’.

She added: ‘Two ambulances and an ambulance officer attended the scene. The man was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth in a life-threatening condition.’

Police later described the injuries as ‘significant’.

* The 18-year-old later died at QA,

* Police were called by paramedics to Sackville Street at about 2.18am this morning.

* Oldbury House in Sackville Street was sealed off this morning with police standing guard. Residents told The News they were shocked - and that violence in the area was getting worse.

* As part of the investigation, scenes of crime officers police have been in Liverpool Road, Manchester Road, Guildford Road and Sandringham Road in Fratton today.

* A section of Guildford Road in Fratton, between Liverpool Road and Manchester Road was cordoned off.

* Police have not yet confirmed whether any arrests have been made.

* Anyone with information has been asked to call 101 quoting Operation Lighter