A MAN has suffered serious injuries after he was assaulted in Southampton.

There is still a high police presence in the Ascupart Street area of St Mary's following the incident at 3.30pm today.

The victim, in his 40s, has been transported to hospital. No one has been arrested at this time.

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson said: "Officers remain at the scene in Ascupart Street tonight carrying out enquiries so you will see an increased presence in the area.

"Try to avoid the area if possible to allow us to carry out this investigation whilst we’re in the early stages."

If anyone has any information about this incident and has not yet made contact with us, please call 101 and quote 44210472417.