Portsmouth man arrested after London Road assault leaves woman in need of urgent eye surgery with serious facial injuries
The assault took place between 10:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 20, when a woman was assaulted in London Road, near the intersection of Chichester Road.
The woman fell to the ground and was punched in the face, suffering from a ruptured left eye, a fractured eye socket, a fractured cheekbone and a deep laceration in the eye. the back of the head.
She was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital for urgent eye surgery.
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A 46-year-old man from Portsmouth has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent and remains in detention.
Officers believe several members of the public witnessed the incident and rushed to help the woman while she was on the ground, according to a Hampshire Police spokesperson.
He said: “We are calling on these witnesses to come forward and provide us with information that could aid the investigation.
“Were you around at the time? Did you see the incident? Do you have any CCTV footage or dash camera footage that could help our investigations? “
Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the police on 101 and give the reference number 44210472091.