Two men arrested after man, 30, stabbed in the hand in Baffins, Portsmouth

TWO people have been arrested following a stabbing in Baffins.

Wednesday, 20th October 2021, 1:19 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th October 2021, 5:06 pm

Officers are in Tangier Road in Portsmouth with scenes of crimes officers seen removing evidence bags.

Police were called just after 11pm last night after a 30-year-old man was reportedly stabbed in the hand outside an address.

Search teams are combing an area opposite Portsmouth College.

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Police at a crime scene in Tangier Road, Baffins, on October 20. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (jpns 201021-06)

A cordon is in place next to the home, with police vehicles parked opposite.

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A spokeswoman told The News: ‘Officers attended and arrested a 24-year-old man and a 28-year-old man, both from Portsmouth, on suspicion of Section 18 Grievous Bodily Harm with intent. They both remain in police custody at this time.

Police at a crime scene in Tangier Road, Baffins, on October 20. Picture: Chris Moorhouse (jpns 201021-05)

‘We would like to reassure the local community that all parties involved are believed to be known to each other and we don’t believe there to be any wider risk to the public at the current time.

‘Officers remain at the scene today conducting enquiries. Please do come and speak to them if you have any concerns or questions.’

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