Hampshire Constabulary

Witness appeal made in Gosport assault investigation

Press release   •   Mar 03, 2019 15:15 GMT

We are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a 64-year-old man was assaulted in Gosport.

The victim was walking in Rowner Road just before 10pm on Friday 1 March when he was approached by a man.

The man then punched the victim in the face, causing him to fall on the floor, before kicking him.

The offender then got into a white car with two other people before driving off towards the junction with Gorselands Way.

The victim sustained a cut to his forehead in the assault.

The man has been described as:

  • white
  • between 20 and 30 years of age
  • around 6ft tall
  • of average build
  • short, dark hair
  • wearing dark trousers, dark shoes, dark jacket with reflective marks on both sleeves

We would like to hear from anyone who was in the Rowner Road area that evening and saw what happened.

If you have any information, please contact us on 101, quoting reference number 44190073953.

In an emergency, call 999.