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Third person arrested in connection with attempted murder

Detectives investigating the attempted murder of a 48-year-old man in Southampton have arrested a 49-year-old man last night - the third arrest in connection with the incident.

It comes after a man was found near The Angel Pub on Palmerston Road with serious injuries to his hands and head early yesterday morning. His injuries are considered serious but not life threatening.

A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

A 34-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and a 26-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder remain in police custody.