Man taken to hospital after Southwater attack

A man was taken to hospital after being attacked in Southwater.

Tuesday, 5th October 2021, 5:25 pm

Just after midnight on Sunday 3 October police were called to a disturbance outside the Southwater Sports Club, which had closed for the night, a spokesman said.

He added: “A man aged 18 had sustained a cut to his finger which required hospital treatment, and a 19-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman were assaulted. Neither required hospital treatment.”

A boy aged 17 was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, and of two offences of assault by beating, police said. A man aged 18 was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and possession of cannabis.

The spokesman added: “After being interviewed they were both released on police bail until 1 November while enquiries continue.

“This was an isolated incident and has posed no risk to the wider community.

“Anyone who saw what happened can contact us either online at or by calling 101, quoting serial 12 of 03/10.”