Gosport man stabbed during attack by gang

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A Gosport man is in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in attack by gang in Southampton. 

The victim, who is 22, is not believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries. 

Toby the Terrier. Picture: Supplied

Toby the Terrier. Picture: Supplied

The man was attacked in Barnfield Close, Southampton, at around 9pm yesterday (October 15). 

In a statement Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘We are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed yesterday (Monday 15 October) at around 9pm on Barnfield Close. 

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‘A 22-year-old man from Gosport was assaulted by a group described as young men or teenage boys.

‘The man and his friend met the group in the Close around 9pm and shortly after the attack occurred.

‘The man remains in hospital in a serious condition. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening at this time.

‘Officers are carrying out enquiries in the local area today.

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‘It is believed the incident occurred near a parked white or grey Fiesta.

‘Did you see this car? Did you see or hear anything suspicious in this area around this time?’ 

If you have any information that could help, please call police on 101 and quote the crime reference number 44180388681.