Police charge three after Anns Hill assault

HAMPSHIRE POLICE have confirmed they have charged three men following a serious assault in Gosport last week, which occurred on a busy main road as a man reportingly suffered a laceration wound to his shin.

Officers were called to Anns Hill Road, Gosport, to reports of the assault at around 8:15pm last Monday (September 26); the victim needing minor treatment in hospital as a result of his injuries from the attack.

Following enquiries three men were arrested and subsequently charged with offences. The first published was 37 year old Lee Lord, of no fixed adobe, who is charged for causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

Another 37 year old Aaron Cruickshank, of Derby Road in Portsmouth, was further charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent. The third is 36 year old Christopher Crewe, of Westfield Road in Gosport.

He has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place following the assault, which according to a police statement was “namely a Stanley knife’

All three were remanded in custody and were scheduled to appear at a hearing at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court last week (28/09); but no further updates have been released on the outcome. Furthermore police haven’t launched any official appeal for witnesses or information at this time.

If readers have been the victim of any type of assault, they are advised to report it to police as soon as possible. But if not ready to talk to officers, there is a range of organisations available to receive specialist support or medical help; with Hampshire Police listing information / guidance via this page.

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