Two men charged after weekend altercation at The Hard in Portsmouth

TWO men have been charged after an altercation by the waterfront at the weekend.

Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 5:47 pm
Updated Tuesday, 20th April 2021, 5:54 pm

In the early hours of Sunday, April 18, police officers were called to the Gosport Ferry Terminal at The Hard, Portsmouth.

Two men were taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital with serious injuries as a result of the attack.

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The incident took place in the early hours of Sunday morning

Now, Hampshire Constabulary has charged two people following the assault.

A spokeswoman for the police force said: ‘Attending officers made two arrests close to the scene and two men have since been charged in connection with the incident.

Christopher Shaun Hale, 33, of West Street, Fareham, has been charged with two counts of section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent.

Jordan Stephen Alexander Lewsley, 26, of Sandcroft Close, Gosport, has been charged with two counts of section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent.’

Both men are due to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on Monday, May 17.

The victims have since returned home from hospital.

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