Appeal after two men assaulted in Portsmouth

POLICE are investigating after two men were assaulted in Portsmouth on Sunday night.

At some point between 10pm and 10.35pm, a delivery driver was involved in a confrontation with three men he did not know on King Richard I Road, at the junction of Winston Churchill Avenue. During the confrontation he was punched in the face.

A number of students who were nearby intervened and one of them was also assaulted leaving him with a split tongue and a potentially broken wrist. This assault took place on the nearby traffic island.

The three men had been reportedly walking up and down Guildhall Walk with a black and green 2ft speaker shortly before the incident.

They are described as white and aged in their twenties. One of the men was of stocky build, with a shaved head. He was wearing jeans and a navy blue jumper with a large white V. Another was described as being 6ft 2ins tall and wearing a grey tracksuit.

Anyone who saw the men in the area at the time should call 101, quoting reference number 44210178499. Alternatively, they can phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.