A man has been treated in hospital after being stabbed following a confrontation with a young girl wearing a clown mask in Portsmouth.Four people from Southsea were arrested after the attack in Sedgley Close at 8.30pm on Thursday. The 34-year-old woman, two 18-year-old men and a 17-year-old boy are being held in police custody. The 28-year-old victim has now been discharged from hospital.
Detective Inspector Linda Howard from Hampshire Constabulary said: “It has been reported that this incident was sparked by an earlier altercation involving a child wearing a clown mask. This is one of the lines of inquiry being followed.”
She added: “But at this time we would ask people not to speculate further and instead contact the investigation team if you have any information about what happened.”