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Teenager suffers serious head injury after punch outside nightclub in Southampton
1:49pm Wednesday 4th September 2013 in News
A Hampshire teenager suffered bleeding on the brain during an attack outside a Southampton nightclub.
The 19-year-old was punched to the ground near the rear entrance of a nightclub at the corner of Winchester and Salisbury Streets, say police.
The victim, from Locks Heath, was taken to Southampton General Hospital where it was discovered he had suffered serious head injuries.
Detectives at Shirley have today launched an appeal to find the man behind the attack which happend after midnight on August 30.
It is believed the offender then became involved in a larger fight with several other people.
Detectives want to locate a group of Asian men who were in the area at the time and may have been approached by the offender and his friends.
Police are appealing for contact from anyone who was in the area at the time of the assault.
They particularly want to find a woman with long blonde hair, who wore a short skirt or shorts, and the man who was with her.
The couple were seen leaving Junk at the time the victim was punched and could have vital information for the police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Abigail Leeson at Shirley CID on 101 or to ring the anonymous Crimestoppers charity line on 0800 555 111.
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