Hampshire Constabulary

Appeal for witnesses after man suffers fractured skull outside Basingstoke pub

Press release   •   May 13, 2019 14:51 BST

We are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault where a 38 year old man sustained a fractured skull after a bottle hit him on the head.

The incident occurred between 11pm and 11.32pm on Friday, May 10, outside The Beacon pub in Kings Road, Basingstoke.

The victim, who is from Basingstoke, was hit on the back of the head after the bottle was thrown. He was knocked unconscious and was taken to hospital where he underwent surgery.

The suspect is described as being a black male, aged around 20 – 25.

Were you in or around the Beacon on Friday night? If you have any information about this incident, please call 101, quoting reference 44190161672.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.