Man charged in connection with two assaults in Southsea
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Officers investigating two serious assaults in Southsea have today charged a man.
We were called shortly after 10.10am yesterday morning (Thursday 12 January) to a report that a woman in her 50s had been assaulted inside a property on Waverley Road.
A second woman, who is in her 80s, was also assaulted in the street on Waverley Road.
The woman in her 50s sustained a cut to her neck and ear. The woman in her 80s sustained a laceration to her cheek. Neither injuries are thought to be life threatening or life changing at the current time.
Liam Watts, 22, of no fixed abode, has been charged with one count of attempted murder, one count of causing grievous bodily harm and one count of possession of a bladed article.
He has been remanded into custody and is due to appear at Portsmouth Crown Court on Monday 13 February.