Youth hits man over head with bottle in Southsea

A MAN has been hit over the head with a bottle.

Friday, 7th April 2017, 3:35 pm
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:11 pm
Police are investigating

The 43-year-old victim was with another man in Waverley Road, Southsea, when they saw a group of youths at a phone box at the junction with Lowcay Road.

One of the children then hit the victim with the bottle.

It happened between 2.15am and 2.45am today.

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The children ran towards Wimbledon Park Road.

Detective Constable Pete Bambury, from Portsmouth CID, said: ‘This was a seemingly unprovoked attack on two men walking home after a night out.’

The victim is recovering. Call police on 101 .