Teenager Suffers Bleed On Brain In Portsmouth Attack

26 March 2015, 07:30 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

A teenager's been left with concussion and a bleed to the brain after being attacked in Portsmouth.

Police are appealing for information after he was assaulted in Edinburgh Road at approximately 3.15am on Saturday 21 March.

The 18-year-old man from Waterlooville fell over during the assault, hitting his head on the road; as a result he was unconscious for several minutes.

He was treated at Queen Alexandra hospital for a fractured skull, minor bleed on the brain and concussion and is now recovering at home.

The man who assaulted him is described as:

- White
- Mid 20s
- Approximately 5ft 6ins tall
- Blond hair
- Wearing a green t-shirt with a motif on the front and blue jeans

Detective Constable Steve Bourne said:

"This area would have been very busy at this time of night as a number of people were leaving nearby club Liquid.

"We would appeal to anyone who may have seen what happened or has any information which might help us identify the person responsible to contact us direct or anonymously via Crimestoppers."

Anyone with information should contact DC Bourne in the Eastern Investigation Team at Fratton police station on 101. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.