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Appeal for witnesses and dash cam footage following Portsmouth assault

Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Portsmouth on Wednesday (22 September).

At around 12.45am, police received reports that a woman in her 30s was walking in traffic along Goldsmith Avenue towards Fratton Bridge while being followed by a man.

The woman had been assaulted, which left her with bruising on her arm.

A 36-year-old man from Southsea was arrested for assault occasioning actual bodily harm, driving whilst disqualified and failing to provide a specimen for analysis.

He has been bailed until 20 October while police enquiries continue.

Did you see what happened? Do you have dash cam footage of the incident or the moments before and after?

Please call police on 101 or report information on our website, quoting 44210380479.

Alternatively people can call Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/ .