Man In Court Over Portsmouth Hammer Attack

31 May 2016, 09:38

Portsmouth hammer attack Shearer Road

A man's due in court, accused of a hammer attack on a teenage girl in Portsmouth.

The 17-year-old was left with a serious head injury after being targeted at a house on Shearer Road in Fratton in April.

Police cordoned off the property while they investigated, with forensic officers at the scene.

Officers were called at 6:58pm on Monday 11 April to a report of a serious assault inside an address on Shearer Road.

28-year-old James Hemming, from Cross Street, is charged with attempted murder. He's scheduled to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court this afternoon.

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