Two teenagers arrested after 16-year-old assaulted twice in the same day in Gosport

POLICE have arrested two teenagers after a 16-year-old boy suffered a fractured eye socket during a series of assaults around Gosport earlier this month.

By Richard Lemmer
Monday, 21st December 2020, 3:11 pm
Updated Monday, 21st December 2020, 3:57 pm

The victim was assaulted by a group of assailants first in Skipper Way and then in Alver Valley Country Park between 7pm and 7.30pm on Friday, December 11.

The 16-year-old boy suffered injuries to his head and face, including a fractured eye socket.

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Alver Valley Country Park in Lee-on-the-Solent. Picture: Sarah Standing (180641-3088)

Police have arrested and bailed a pair of teenagers in connection with the assault, according to a spokesman from Hampshire Constabulary.

He said: ‘A 19-year-old man from Fareham and a 17-year-old boy from Lee-on-the-Solent have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

‘The two arrestees have been bailed until January 15, 2021.’

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