"Nasty and unprovoked attack"

Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to identify following an assault in Portsmouth.

The incident took place at at The Hard at around 3.40am on Sunday, October 6th outside The Victory pub.

A 27-year-old man sustained a fractured skull after being assaulted by an unknown man and falling to the ground.

CCTV image released in connection with assault Credit: Hampshire Constabulary

Detective Constable Amanda Waite said: “This is a really nasty and unprovoked attack. I am appealing to members of the public to look closely at this man in the CCTV image as he is someone that we believe will be able to assist us with our enquiries.”