PORTSMOUTH, NH (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) A 24-year-old New Hampshire man is facing felony second degree assault charges for his alleged connection to a fight inside a Portsmouth mall that left one man with a fractured skull.
Josiah Mayo is accused of meeting another male inside the Vaughn Mall after both men exited the Page Bar and Restaurant on July 15. Witnesses reported seeing a black male with curly hair and a black shirt punch and kick the injured male.
Police arrived to the scene after the fight to find the victim unconscious with a head injury. He was taken to Portsmouth Regional Hospital where he was admitted to the intensive care unit with a fractured skull and other injuries.
Investigators have since obtained an arrest warrant for Mayo. He is currently being held by Maine officials on a probation violation, but will be arrested by New Hampshire officials in the near future.
Mayo is facing felony second degree assault for allegedly kicking the victim in the face.
Anyone who witnessed the fight is asked to contact Detective Robert Munson at (603) 610-7506.Tips can be made anonymously to 603-431-1199.