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Man found in street with serious injuries

The man was found in Middle Street with serious injuries Photo: Google Earth

An investigation has been launched after a man was found seriously injured in Portsmouth last night.

A 20-year-old man, from Birmingham, was discovered with serious injuries in Middle Street just before before midnight. The victim was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital, where his condition is described as serious but stable.

Throughout the night police have been carrying out extensive enquiries in the area to try and establish what happened.

A 21-year-old man, from London, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody at this time.

The man was found in Middle Street with serious injuries Credit: Google Earth

“We know that news of this incident will cause concern for residents in the area but I would like to reassure them that we are doing everything we can to establish exactly what has happened.

“Detectives and our neighbourhood officers are working extremely hard to ensure all lines of enquiry are thoroughly investigated. You will see a lot of police activity in the area, so please, if you do have any concerns, come and speak to us.

“We are also keen to speak to anyone who saw what happened last night, or who saw anything suspicious that could help with our investigation.”

– Detective Inspector David Wet