Press release -

Appeal for witnesses and dashcam following Portsmouth assault

Did you witness an assault on a teenage girl near McDonald’s in Portsmouth?

The 16-year-old victim was reported to have been assaulted by a teenage girl on Commercial Road in the city at around 4am on Saturday 26 January.

She was then chased and assaulted again in the road on Marketway, suffering bruising and a broken nose as a result.

The victim recalls hearing car horns during the assault, so we would like to appeal to any drivers who witnessed this incident or captured it on dashcam to contact police.

We would also like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident unfold on Commercial Road.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting 44190031204, or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


  • Police matters


  • portsmouth
  • assault
  • appeal


  • Hampshire

If you have any information, please contact us on 101, quoting reference number INSERT RMS NUMBER.

In an emergency, call 999.