Thug ‘tried to hit man with bottle’ during late night assault in Portsmouth

A THUG attempted to ‘hit a man with a bottle’ during an assault in Portsmouth.

Tuesday, 19th March 2019, 4:28 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th March 2019, 4:31 pm
Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

The altercation happened in Cross Street, Portsea, at about 4.30am on Saturday. 

Portsmouth police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them. 

They tweeted: ‘Did you witness an #assault in Cross St #Portsmouth @ about 4.30am Sat (16/3)? ?

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‘We've had a report that a black man in his 20s, 5' 10" with muscular build tired to hit a 20y/o man with a bottle during an altercation.’ 

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Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 and quote the crime reference number 44190091913. 

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Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

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