Man suffers head wound after town centre fracas

POLICE are appealing for information after a man was assaulted in the centre of Gosport last week.

At some time between 1.55pm and 2.15pm on Thursday, July 29, an altercation occurred between two men at The Precinct, in South Street.

While they were fighting, a third man approached and hit one of the men, a 35-year-old from Gosport, around the head with a weapon, described as a baton.

The victim was taken to hospital where he received seven stitches to an open wound on his head and is now suffering from concussion.


The man involved in the original altercation is described as white, aged in his early 30s, 5ft 9ins, of medium build and with short dark brown hair. He was wearing a peaked cap and was on a pushbike which was blue or black in colour, with some white on it.

The third man is described as white, with tanned skin, about 5ft 9ins, aged 20 to 30, of slim build with short to medium dark brown / black hair. He was wearing a black T-shirt and trousers.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or anyone who has any information, should call police on 101 quoting 44210300902.