Police want to speak to witnesses of footbridge assault

Police in Southampton are looking for witnesses to an assault on Chantry Road footbridge on Saturday, February 9. Between 1.30 and 2.30am, a 28-year-old Southampton man was walking on the footbridge from Marsh Lane to Chantry Road when he was passed by two men, one black and one white.

One of the two men punched the 28-year-old in the face, knocking him to the ground. The victim suffered a swollen and black eye and grazes to his cheek, chin and shoulder. The men are described as 20 to 25 years old, slim and 5ft 10ins tall.