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Arrest made following assault in Stanton Road, Southampton

Officers investigating a serious assault that took place on Thursday (26 August) in Stanton Road, Southampton, have arrested a man.

Policee were called at 2.43pm to reports of a group of around six men fighting in the street with weapons.

During the incident, a man in his 20s sustained injuries to his head and back and was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains today in a stable condition.

A 31-year-old man from London was arrested on suspicion of wounding/inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent. He has been released from police custody on conditional bail while our enquiries continue.

Officers are still keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident.

Were you in the area of Stanton Road and King George’s Avenue at around the time of the incident? Did you see anything? Perhaps you have some dash-cam footage or private CCTV?

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting 44210341162 or go online and submit information via this link https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/