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Arrest made following public order incident on Commercial Road, Portsmouth

A man has been arrested following a public order incident on Commercial Road yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 3 November).

Police were called at 12.30pm to a report that a group of men were involved in an altercation on Commercial Road.

Officers attended and conducted a search of the area. An 18-year-old man from London was arrested on suspicion of possession of a knife blade/sharp pointed article in a public place, conspiring to conceal criminal property, possession of a controlled Class A drug and arranging or facilitating travel of another person with a view to exploitation. He has been released on police bail while our enquiries continue.

This incident is under investigation and enquiries are underway to locate the people involved.

If anyone has any information that may assist police enquiries, please contact 101 quoting 44210441224. Alternatively, go online and submit information via the following form: https://www.hampshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/