A man has suffered a serious sexual assault and another has been attacked in Reading town centre.
The victims, aged 25 and 26, were outside the Metro Bank in Broad Street in the early hours of the morning when the ordeal began.
Police say they are now reviewing CCTV footage. Their priority is the victims' welfare, as Sam Holder reports.
Two men have suffered injuries after an assault in Portsmouth.
A 29 year old man had a verbal exchange with another man on Astley Street before being attacked, leaving him with facial injuries.
A third man, aged 54, tried to intervene and suffered serious leg injuries as a result.
The suspect has been described as:
- Aged 25-30 years
- Approximately 5ft 9ins tall
- Large build
- Short black hair
- Wearing a black t-shirt
Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they would like to speak to in connection with an assault and an indecent exposure on Brighton Palace Pier.
A 35-year-old woman was on the pier, where she was approached by a man who became aggressive towards her.
When she walked away, he followed her and indecently exposed himself to her before throwing a football at her head.
When she shouted at him to go away, a woman who was with him shouted and swore at her.
The man then pulled his shorts down again before hitting her around the side of her head and running off.
The suspect is white, aged in his 40s, 6', slim with short brown hair and was was wearing light coloured shorts, a t-shirt, trainers and a black puffa coat.
The woman in the CCTV image is white, 5' 2", of large build, with dark brown hair and was wearing a light orange pink vest top and was pushing a dark blue pram with a toddler in it.
She also had a boy aged about 10 with her.
Officers have charged a 28 year-old man in connection with a serious assault in Gosport on Sunday.
A 69 year-old man was injured during an incident on the one-way system on Bury Road at around 5:50pm.
The injured man is still being treated at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham for a serious head injury.
28 year-old Duncan Snellgrove of Howe Road has been charged with grievous bodily harm and has been remanded in custody.
He is due to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates Court tomorrow.
A man from Barton in Oxfordshire has been sentenced to six years in prison for assaulting two people at a pub.
36-year-old Tim McDonagh of Bernwood Road was convicted for one count of GBH with intent and one count of common assault. He was found guilty by unanimous jury.
The victims who were 19 and 20 at the time, were at the White Horse public house in London Road in Oxford, on the evening of 1st of March when one was head butted and the other had a bottle smashed on his head.
McDonagh was arrested on Sunday 1 March 2015 and charged on Friday 22 May 2015.
Police are appealing for information and witnesses to come forward after a man was punched in the face in Weymouth.
CCTV images of two potential witnesses have been released.
The incident happened at around 2.40am on Sunday 17th January along St Alban Street.
The victim, a 19-year-old local man, was walking with a male friend toward Maiden Street. The pair then spoke to two women, before a man approached them and punched the victim in the face.
The victim suffered a broken jaw and required an operation.
No arrests have been made.
Police are investigating after a schoolboy was attacked in Farnborough.
It happened some time between 4-4.30pm on the 8th January, when the 16-year-old boy was walking along Ship Lane.
The victim was approached by an unknown man who allegedly punched him in the back of the head, then grabbed him by the throat and punched him in the face. He suffered bruising from the assault.
It is believed that the suspect thought the schoolboy had bumped into a pram he was pushing.
The suspect is described as:
- White man
- Mid 20s
- About 5’9” – 5’10” tall
- Slim build
- Short brown hair (grade one – two all over
- Dark eyes
- Blackened teeth
- He was wearing thin-rimmed glassed, a grey hoodie, blue tracksuit bottoms and trainers.
- He was pushing a pram and was with a woman and young boy
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Police want to speak to him in connection with an assault on a 19-year-old man near to the Chick’o’land takeaway in Winchester Road in Andover, on Sunday, October 25.
The victim was seriously assaulted by a man sometime between 3.44am and 4.24am. He was knocked unconscious and suffered facial injuries which needed hospital treatment.
He is described as a white male, with short, dark hair and wore dark clothing with white trainers. At one point he was seen carrying a pizza box.
A woman has suffered a broken leg in three places after she was attacked in Reading.
It happened in Duke Street on Tuesday afternoon last week.
The offender kicked the 41-year-old woman in her leg causing it to break in three places.
The victim was taken to the Royal Berkshire Hospital and later transferred to the John Radcliffe Hospital where she underwent surgery.
The offender is described as:
- about 42-years-old
- approximately 5ft 5ins, with short dark hair.
- He was wearing a grey T-shirt with blue and red stripes, a black jacket, blue jeans, black trainers and a dark grey hat.
- He was carrying a walking stick and a black rucksack.
A 42-year-old man from Reading has been arrested on suspicion of wounding / inflicting GBH without intent and released on police bail until 3rd of December 2015.
A man has been attacked with what is believed to be a firework in Maidenhead.
Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to as they may have vital information about the unprovoked attack on two 18-year-old men.
Around 11pm on Thursday 22nd October the victims were walking along King Street. As they walked through an underpass in Kidwell’s Park, two men approached them and one set off a firework or a sparkler which hit the victim in his face.
As the offenders ran off, one of them waved a knife and made threatening gesture towards the victims.
Anyone with information should contact the Thames Valley Police Enquiry Centre on 101 and quote URN 1688 (22/10) or to call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.