Police are appealing for anyone who was in the Henville Close area of Gosport, around 7pm on Friday, January 13?

Officers are appealing for information after a man was assaulted, which resulted him receiving a stab wound to his left forearm.

The 31-year-old victim was approached by a man he did not know. After a short scuffle, the man ran away. The victim then realised he had a wound on his arm.

He was taken to Gosport War Memorial for treatment.

The man is described as:

• White
• Aged in his early to mid 20s
• About 5ft 5ins tall
• Of slim build
• Wearing a dark green coloured jacket with fur around the hood.

Detective Constable Julie Way, of Fratton CID, said: “This was a serious, seemingly unprovoked attack that resulted in an injury requiring surgery.

“We would like anyone who may have witnessed what took place, or remembers seeing a man matching the description given, to call us as soon as possible.”
RMS Number: 44170016199

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