Hampshire Constabulary

CCTV released in relation to kidnap attempt in Portsmouth

Press release   •   Feb 27, 2019 17:33 GMT

Do you recognise this man?

We are trying to identify him as part of an investigation into an attempted kidnapping, during which a man in his 20s was assaulted and suffered a head injury.

This incident took place shortly before 12.30pm on Friday 22 February in Lords Street, Portsmouth.

Officers arrested two men from Portsmouth, aged 24 and 25 years, on suspicion of kidnap. They have been released from custody but remain under investigation.

A third man arrested on suspicion of kidnap – a 27-year-old man from Portsmouth – was released with no further action.

If you know the man pictured, please call us on 101, quoting 44190064410.

Alternatively, you can call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.