Fight During Southampton Bar Crawl

Appeal after altercation in Southampton ends up with two men needing hospital treatment.

Police in Southampton are appealing for witnesses after a two men ended up with head injuries after they were involved in an altercation with a group who, it's believed, were made up of students.

The two men who were wearing suits and the group of students who were all wearing 'Carnage' t-shirts were queuing to go into Vodka Revolutions in Bedford Place at about 12.40am on Friday, November 4.

While in the queue some sort of argument started and during the incident one of the men in a suit, ended up being knocked unconscious after being punched from behind. He was also kicked by some other men. It's believed at least 3 people
were involved in the attack.

The men in suits, both aged 33, ended up with head injuries and needed hospital treatment. One received 7 stitches and the other 6 stitches to cuts to their heads.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who was in Bedford Place at around the time to get in contact with them if they think they may have seen the incident involving the two groups.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and bailed until Wednesday, December 14 while enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call PC Tracey Purcell at Southampton Central Police Station on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.