A 17 year old boy has rushed to a plastic surgery specialist hospital after suffering serious injuries to his fingers in an altercation. It comes after two groups of ‘youths’ ended up fighting in Copnor Takeaway, in Copnor Road, late last night. ‘Between 11.15pm and 11.50pm two groups of youths were involved in an altercation which ended up in the takeaway,’
A police spokeswoman said. ‘A 17-year-old boy sustained serious injuries to his fingers and was taken to Odstock Hospital (in Salisbury). ‘A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray, section 18 grievous bodily harm with intent, and threats to kill.’ An officer remained standing guard at Copnor Takeaway, in Copnor Road, Portsmouth, this morning. Scenes of crime and forensics officers have spent the morning in the road taking photographs of the takeaway and examining items on the floor. No-one from the takeaway was involved in the incident. Cracked glass can be seen in the front door of the takeaway.
Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting 44170188936