Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man found in Hampshire park with serious head wound

Andrew's Park
Image caption Andrew's Park in Southampton has been cordoned off as a crime scene

A 21-year-old man has been found with a serious head wound in a park in Southampton city centre.

The victim, from Eastleigh, was taken to hospital after being found in Andrew's Park with a deep 4in (9cm) cut to his head, in the early hours.

A 19-year-old woman from Hamble has been arrested in connection with the incident, which is being treated as grievous bodily harm, police said.

Officers have cordoned off most of the park as their investigations continue.

Anyone with information about the victim's injury, which is thought to have occurred at 0200 BST, is asked to contact Hampshire Police.

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