Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Portsmouth 'hammer' attack suspect CCTV released

CCTV of suspect Image copyright Hampshire Constabulary
Image caption The man was caught on CCTV in the Commercial Road area on Saturday, 9 April.

Further images of a man wanted after a suspected hammer attack in which a teenage girl was seriously injured have been released.

The 17-year-old suffered head injuries when she was attacked at a property in Shearer Road, Portsmouth, shortly before 19:00 BST on 11 April.

She remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Police said the man was caught on CCTV in the Commercial Road area two days before the attack.

Officers previously said the girl's injuries were believed to have been caused by a hammer.

The man is described as white, of small to medium build, about 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall, with short light-brown hair and a short beard.

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