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Man charged following assault and attempted robbery in Portsmouth

Police have charged a man following an assault in Sedgley Close, Portsmouth, on Sunday 27 July


It was reported to us that the victim, a 30-year-old man, was washing his car when we was approached, threatened and assaulted by a man, leaving him with a minor head injury.


A second man searched the victim’s car before the two men left.


Police have now charged Tobias Maylott, 27, of Wynton Way, Fareham, with attempted robbery, affray, assaulting a person thereby occasioning them actual bodily harm and threatening a person with an offensive weapon in a public place.


He was remanded in custody to appear at Portsmouth Magistrates Court today (Wednesday 24 August).