Three teens arrested on suspicion of GBH after man stabbed in neck in Portsmouth released from custody

Three teenagers who were arrested in connection with a stabbing in Portsmouth have been released under investigation. 

A 27-year-old man was stabbed in the neck after a fight between two groups of people in Fratton on Tuesday (September 10) evening. 

A man was stabbed in the neck

He was in a serious condition in Southampton General Hospital. 

Police are investigating the incident which happened between two groups around Newcome Road and Walmer Road, in Fratton, at 6.30pm on Tuesday. 

A group of four men were approached by a second group of three to four people. 

A fight then took place, resulting in the victim getting stabbed.

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Police said the second group then left the area in a silver Vauxhall Astra, possibly heading in the direction of Byerley Road.

Three other men in the group suffered minor injuries.

Police arrested three 18-year-old men, all from Portsmouth, on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent but they have been released under investigation. 

Detective Inspector Abigail Leeson, said: ‘We know the group of three to four people arrived in the area in a silver Vauxhall Astra. 

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‘Witnesses have told us the vehicle had visible damage on it, which is not believed to have been caused in this incident. 

‘We understand this may cause concern to members of the community.

‘We will be out and about in the community this evening so please approach our officers if you have any concerns.

‘We’d like to speak to anyone who witnessed this incident, knows who the car belongs to, or has any other information that could assist this inquiry.

‘If you do have any information please call us on 101 quoting 44180342954.’ 

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