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Man in Portsmouth attack in serious condition

A man is being treated in hospital for serious head injuries after being attacked in Portsmouth.

The victim, aged 20, was assaulted at Westminster Place, Buckland at about 19:40 BST on Saturday.

Police said he was attacked by men who were in a dark coloured Renault Scenic.

Following the attack he was airlifted to Southampton General Hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

Det Sgt Tony Lewis said: "Our enquiries at the moment are focused on locating the offenders and the vehicle they drove off in.

"I'd like to hear from anyone who witnessed what happened or may have seen a vehicle matching that description in the Buckland area or anywhere else around Portsmouth."

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