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ASSAULT PROBE AFTER GROUP ATTACK CARNIVAL SPECTATOR

policeinvestigation400An investigation is underway after a group of up to 10 youths assaulted a lone carnival spectator at last night’s Ventnor Illuminated Carnival, in what appears to be an unprovoked attack.

The incident, which occurred at around 21:40 in Marlbrough Road, resulted in one HSS Hire traffic management operative being physically assaulted after two of the company’s operatives intervened to save a gentleman who was being attacked by the large group.

Witnesses at the scene say the man appeared to do nothing to provoke such a violent outburst by the youngsters.

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One male has been arrested by Police.

Anyone who saw the incident take place should contact Hampshire Constabulary by phoning 101.

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