Residents speak of their shock after finding blood on the walls of Portsmouth tower block

Residents living in a Portsmouth tower block have spoken of their shock after waking up to find blood on the walls of their building.

Saturday, 21st July 2018, 10:54 am
Updated Saturday, 21st July 2018, 12:08 pm
Wilmcote House, Somerstown, Portsmouth

The blood was spotted by the entrance to Wilmcote House in Somers Town.

Police were called to the building last night, and asked all residents to sign into the block of flats.

Police have not released any details about the incident last night, which they were called to shortly after 8.30pm.

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Wilmcote House, Somerstown, Portsmouth

One resident, who wished to remain anonymous, said: 'We couldn't come through the main entrance - it was a full-on crime scene.

'Apparently there was a party or something last night. I think someone was attacked.

'All the kids were worried about what's happened.'

Another resident said: 'The police were here last night - this morning all that's left is blood on the wall in the entrance.'

Blood spotted near the entrance to Wilmcote House

A third resident, who also wished to remain anonymous, said: 'From what a friend told me her other half had to be signed into the building.'

She said she had seen blood by the entrance.

On Saturday morning there was no police presence outside the tower block.