Suspected drug dealers arrested after man hit over head with weapon in Fratton

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THREE men have been arrested after a man was hit over the head with a weapon.

The man was taken to hospital after the incident which happened last night at a bus stop on the junction of St Mary’s Road and Adames Road.

A police spokeswoman said: ‘We’re appealing for witnesses to an assault against a 40-year-old man in St Mary’s Road last night (July 12).

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‘The incident happened at 10.05pm at the bus stop on the junction with Adames Road, after two men got out of a car and hit the man over the head with a weapon.

‘The car drove away from the scene towards St Mary’s Bridge.

‘The man was heavily bleeding and was taken by ambulance to hospital.

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A 25-year-old man from Portsmouth, a 25-year-old man from Yateley, and a 27-year-old man from Farnborough, have been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and being concerned in the supply of class B drugs.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call 101 quoting 44190243790.