A PENSIONER was left with a fractured skull after an incident in Southampton.

Police are tracking a man with vital information on how the 71-year-old was seriously injured in Park Road, Freemantle, Southampton.

At around 11.30pm on Tuesday, July 29, the pensioner was seen in an argument with a man described as black, aged 20-25-years-old, around 6ft tall, well built and wearing a black and red hoodie, dark jeans and a hat with red detailing.

The man, who spoke with a London accent, left the scene before an ambulance arrived and took the pensioner to Southampton General Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

Anyone with information should contact DC Dan Farrell at Shirley Police Station on 101 quoting 44140272685 or via hampshire.police.uk/internet/do-it-online/online-forms/message-for-officer.html.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.